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Aztec toy dog on wheels

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Cock on wheels Originating from Ephesus in Turkey (3rd century B.C.). It shows a  ring for pulling the rooster..

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Egyptian limestone game "mehen" 2890 BC Mehen is a board game that was played in ancient Egypt. The game was named in reference to Mehen, a mythological snake-god. This is a Mehen gaming board (Naqada III or Early Dynastic, about 3000 BC); exact findspot is not known. It was used together with six lions (sometimes other animals) and six sets of balls/marbles.

Winter Holiday in London - Conclusion

Day Three - My last day in London was spent at the British Museum. Again, there was so much to see that I barely skimmed the surface. I made a bee line to the ancient gold jewelry of the Minoans and Mycenaeans, then through the sculptures of the Parthenon into ancient Assyria, Egypt and Mesopotamia. Of course, this is where I always go, creature of habit that I am. This time I took photos and notes. There is a special energy in these rooms which I cannot explain but is definitely awe…

Lot: 233. Largest American Wooden Doll by Joel Ellis 18" (46 cm.) Pressed/carved facial features,gesso- over-wood hair,all-dowel-jointed wooden body,pewter hands and feet. Structurally excellent,finish very worn. Joel Ellis,1873,extremely rare large size. Realized Price: 1400 - via Theriaults

Olmec roller toy, ceramic--I love ancient toys--like this beast on wheels and little Egyptian animal toys in mummy cases

Olmeques. Enigme Olmèque. En Images. Dinosoria

German carved [wooden] dressmaker's [Lady] doll late 19th century, with [painted features and] articulated limbs.

Wood Doll; German, Lady, Dressmaker's, Painted Features, Articulated Limbs, 31 inch.

Photograph:The ancient Egyptian paddle doll has hair of clay beads.

paddle doll

The ancient Egyptian paddle doll has hair of clay beads.

Hounds and Jackals Board Game from the tomb of Reniseneb Ivory and wood Thebes Asasif

Hounds and Jackals Board Game from the tomb of Reniseneb Ivory and wood Thebes Asasif - a photo on Flickriver

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Game, Egypt (Thebes), 1390-1353 BC, The Brooklyn Museum. “This board and gaming pieces were used to play the game the Egyptians called senet, or “passing.” Two players each used seven pieces to advance according to the roll of stick-like dice, jump over the other player’s pieces, and finally remove all pieces from the board. The first player to remove all pieces won rebirth into the afterlife. This game was played for over 3000 years, and its board and pieces were often included in the…

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Game Egypt (Thebes), 1390-1353 BC The Brooklyn Museum “This board and these gaming pieces were used to play the game the Egyptians called senet, or “passing.” Two players each used seven gaming pieces...

This is a fully articulated wooden doll, made in Germany c.1520

Wooden Fashion Mannequin

I first saw a copy of this image at Den of Angels, but couldn't find it again later when I wanted to look at it, so I am posting it here so I can find it again. This is a photo of French fashion designer Madeline Vionnet (1876-1975), draping a fully articulated wooden fashion mannequin, c.1923, in her studio. This is another photo of her fashion mannequin, which she used to design clothing using the draping technique. This is a fully articulated wooden doll, made in Germany c.1520. This work…

Ancient Greek children played with many toys, including rattles, little clay animals, horses on 4 wheels that could be pulled on a string, yo-yo's, and terra-cotta dolls.

Ancient Greek children played with many toys, including rattles, little clay animals, horses on 4 wheels that could be pulled on a string, yo-yo's, and terra-cotta dolls.

Gaming Pieces 10th-11th Century, Sweden

Gaming Pieces 10th-11th Century, Sweden

"Dogs and Jackals" board game of ancient Egypt.

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Shop HobbyTown USA of North Texas with stores in Dallas, Hurst, Lewisville and Rockwall for the BEST toy and hobby selection for all ages!

Terracotta Doll, Greek, 500-400 BC, Getty Villa, Malibu, California, USA

Terracotta Doll, Greek, 500-400 BC, Getty Villa, Malibu, California, USA

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Thaumatrope. Victorian toy: A disk or card with a picture on each side is attached to two pieces of string. When the strings are twirled quickly between the fingers the two pictures appear to combine into a single image due to persistence of vision. Invented by either John Ayrton Paris or Peter Mark Roget.

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Sooo neat!  Antique Cast Iron Toy / Doll's Tricycle by simscreekantiquemall, $50.00

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