Stone Mask, Teotihuacan
A stone mask from Teotihuacan, 250-600 CE. (St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri)
Stone Vessels from Tel Kabri
Some of the stone vessels found at Tel Kabri in 1956. These vessels are from the Wadi Rabah material culture which inhabited Tel Kabri and the surrounding area from 4500–3500 BCE. These objects are now on display in the Israel Museum.
Carved Stone Showing an Ox
This stone shows an ox; a bullock castrated to make it more docile and easier to control. Oxen were vital to farmers. They were used to pull plows, harrows, and heavy loads. From East Lomond Hill, Scotland, 6th to 8th century CE. (National...
Carved Stone Head from Corleck Hill, Ireland
This carved stone head (with 3 faces) was found at Corleck Hill, Co. Cavan, Ireland and dates back to the 1st to 2nd centuries CE. National Museum of Ireland-Archaeology, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
Stone Mould for Axes & Bronze Axe from Ancient Ireland
This stone mould was used for making flat and flanged axes; it was found at Crannong, Loughscur, Co. Leitrim, Ireland. The bronze axe was found at Lisboy, Co. Meath, Ireland. Both date back to 2500-1700 BCE. (National Museum of Ireland-Archaeology...
Decorated Stone from Ancient Ireland
This decorated stone was found at Kilwarden, Co. Kildare, Ireland. 2500-1700 BCE. (National Museum of Ireland-Archaeology, Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
Stone Stele & 1,000 Characters of Happiness, Great Wall of China
The stone stele stands in front of the wall of the One Thousand Characters of Happiness near the entrance to the Great Wall of China. The 1,000 Characters of Happiness is a fascinating display which reminds visitors of the many reasons to...
Darius I Inscribed Stone Weight
The cuneiform inscription on this polished diorite weight states "I [am] Darius, the great king, the son of Hystaspes, an Achaemenian". This is an abbreviated version of a standard inscription on a series of stone weights of Darius, which...
King Stone, Rollright Stones
Part of the Rollright Stones complex, the King Stone is a solitary weathered monolith dated to 2nd millennium BCE.
Stone of Destiny, Hill of Tara
The Neolithic Lia Fail (Stone of Destiny), Hill of Tara, County Meath, Ireland, by which the ancient kings were inaugurated.