Michael Faraday's chemical chest
, 19th century.
The end of Darwin's walking stick
Galileo’s original telescope
, c 1795 (with engraved "N“ at bottom).
Carved Olive Pit
, China (1737).
Throne of Charlemagne
(790). Until 1531, it served as the coronation throne the Kings of Germany, being used at a total of thirty-one coronations.
Ishtar Gate, ca 575 BC. Built on the orders of Nebuchadnezzar II, it was a gate to the inner city of Babylon
Tolkien's service weapon
Breastplate, North Peru
- A.D. 1000/1470.
- A chef’s hat
recovered from the Titanic’s wreck. (From
- The top hat Lincoln wore
on the night he was assassinated. Also, The Derringer pistol
used to kill him.
- Unfinished obelisk in Aswan
. More here
- Tutankhamun's tomb chair
- A blackboard used by Einstein
in a 1931 lecture in Oxford. The last three lines give numerical values for the density (ρ), radius (P), and age of the universe.
Wooden bucket from Utrecht
. (6th century)
- A submerged Sherman tank off Saipan
- Rock carvings at Alta, Northern Norway
, made some 5200 years old.
Preserved Warsaw ghetto wall
- A set of German playing cards from 1430
(click on each for hi-rez).
- Tsar Nicholas II' Packard Twin-6
with Kégresse track.
- Queen Elizabeth 1 gloves
- Faberge Egg known as Catherine the Great Egg
- Marie-Antoinette's Grand Apartment
- The Codex Gigas
, the largest extant medieval manuscript in the world. It is also known as the Devil's Bible because of a large illustration of the devil on the inside and the legend surrounding its creation Devil.
- The inkwell that was used to sign the world's second national constitution - Constitution of May 3, 1791 Poland
- Rock crystal dice, marked one to six
. 1st-2nd Century AD. Roman Imperial Period.
- A prosthetic hand
was made for a 16th-century Knight. Also, an artificial toe from Egypt
- Mayan pipe
- Lion man of the Hohlenstein Stadel
- approximately 32,000 years ago.
- Elephant Armour
from 17th century (India).
- The Pazyryk carpet
- the oldest rug in the world.
- A carbonised loaf of bread
with the stamp ‘Property of Celer, Slave of Q. Granius Verus’ from Herculaneum, 79 AD.
(Via a new r/subreddit
with lots of large photos.)