The Trundholm Sun Chariot - 1800-1600 BCE - This may have been used in religious ceremonies or even as a calendar. It is thought that the gilded side represents the sun being drawn from east to west by a chariot, and the other side represents nightfall.
One of 27 so far discovered statues of Gudea, an ancient Mesopotamian king, from about 2100 BCE. They are now in museums across the world - this one, made of diorite, is in the Louvre.
This Egyptian sculpture from about 850 BCE depicts Osiris, Isis, and Horus, and is made of gold, lapiz lazuli, and glass.
This Greek sculpture from about 2500 BCE is the head from the figure of a woman
This Mycenaean bull's head was used for drinking, and was made from terra cotta in 1300-1200 BCE.
This wine jar, from about 1000 BCE, was made in the Western Zhou Dynasty.
This is a Japanese Dogū, made between 1000 BCE and 400 BCE. Over 15,000 of these were made between 14,000 BCE and 400 BCE.
This mask is Mexican, from the Olmec civilization. It is made of jadeite.
This is the San Lorenzo Monument 3. It is also an Olmec artifact, but this is not mask: it is 173 cm high, giving it the nickname of Colossal Head 3. It was made from 1500 to 500 BCE.
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