Popular Artefact found in September 2014

Green serpentine stone mask found at the base of Pyramid of the Sun

Green serpentine stone mask found at the base of Pyramid of the Sun

Old money recovered from the Titanic

Old money recovered from the Titanic

Oldest surviving coin. 2700 years old. From Efesos, Greece.

Oldest surviving coin. 2700 years old. From Efesos, Greece.

Etruscan, about 500-480 BC Made in ancient Etruria, in modern Italy

Etruscan, about 500-480 BC Made in ancient Etruria, in modern Italy

A pair Byzantine men’s shoes, 6th century

A pair Byzantine men's shoes, 6th century

Silver-gilt cup in the form of a partridge, by Jorg Ruel, Nuremberg, Germany,

Silver-gilt cup in the form of a partridge, by Jorg Ruel, Nuremberg, Germany,

The Holy Lance on display in Vienna, Austria.

The Holy Lance on display in Vienna, Austria.

Ottoman miquelet, late 18th century, steel, wood, ivory, brass, mother-of-pearl, paste jewels, caliber

Ottoman miquelet, late 18th century, steel, wood, ivory, brass, mother-of-pearl, paste jewels, caliber

Snake Bracelet , 300 – 100 B.C

Snake Bracelet , 300 - 100 B.C

Ball court model. Shaft tomb culture/Teuchitlan Tradition. Nayarit, Mexico

Ball court model. Shaft tomb culture -Teuchitlan Tradition. Nayarit, Mexico

Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s blood-stained uniform,

Archduke Franz Ferdinand's blood-stained uniform,

Crib first used during the baptism of future king Karl XI of Sweden

Crib first used during the baptism of future king Karl XI of Sweden

Both sides of egyptian Gebel el-Arak knife

Both sides of egyptian Gebel el-Arak knife

Roman Dish from the Mildenhall Treasure, 4th century, Britain

Roman Dish from the Mildenhall Treasure, 4th century, Britain

Gold medallion with relief bust of the goddess Athena, 2nd c. BCE, Benaki Museum

Gold medallion with relief bust of the goddess Athena, 2nd c. BCE, Benaki Museum

Heard you guys would like to see the jacket my grandfather wore as a nose gunner during the invasion of Iwo Jima!

Heard you guys would like to see the jacket my grandfather wore as a nose gunner during the invasion of Iwo Jima!

Mosaic from the House of the Faun, Pompeii, 1st century BCE

Mosaic from the House of the Faun, Pompeii, 1st century BCE

Greek earrings with disc & boat-shaped pendant, from Crimea, woven gold, c. 10 cm h, c. 350 BCE, Hermitage Mus

Greek earrings with disc & boat-shaped pendant, from Crimea, woven gold, c. 10 cm h, c. 350 BCE, Hermitage Mus

A page from the Egyptian Book of the Dead detailing spells for protection against crocodiles

A page from the Egyptian Book of the Dead detailing spells for protection against crocodiles

Detail of Corinthian helmet, 510 BC

Detail of Corinthian helmet, 510 BC

Clay beaker with images of snakes; ca. 4000 B.C.; excavated at Susa, Mesopotamia; 30 cm high; Louvre, Paris, France.

Clay beaker with images of snakes; ca. 4000 B.C.; excavated at Susa, Mesopotamia; 30 cm high; Louvre, Paris, France.

Half of a Food Case Containing a Preserved Goose, Egypt

Half of a Food Case Containing a Preserved Goose, Egypt

Tutankhamun’s golden sandals

Tutankhamun's golden sandals

Celtic shield found in the river Witham near Lincoln, England.

Celtic shield found in the river Witham near Lincoln, England.

An Italian ceremonial shield with painting depicting The Battle of Cartagena during the Second Punic War in 209 BC

An Italian ceremonial shield with painting depicting The Battle of Cartagena during the Second Punic War in 209 BC

Bronze hand used in the worship of Sabazios (British Museum). Roman 1st-2nd century CE

Bronze hand used in the worship of Sabazios (British Museum). Roman 1st-2nd century CE

Hohokam ball court. Wupatki Pueblo in Wupatki National Monument, Arizona. Preclassic Period.

Hohokam ball court. Wupatki Pueblo in Wupatki National Monument, Arizona. Preclassic Period.

Samurai armour and helmet, collection of different pieces from 1500-1800, British Museum,

Samurai armour and helmet, collection of different pieces from 1500-1800, British Museum,

Plaster cast of an ornate, Minoan, carved wooden table made from a cavity in the volcanic ash in Akrotiri

Plaster cast of an ornate, Minoan, carved wooden table made from a cavity in the volcanic ash in Akrotiri

5th cent. BC Corinthian helmet in the Staatliche Antikensammlung

5th cent. BC Corinthian helmet in the Staatliche Antikensammlung