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250 BC: Thunder, Perfect Mind

In 1945, near the Upper Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, a farmer named Muhammed al-Samman discovered a sealed jar containing thirteen leather-bound papyrus codices. Written in the Coptic language and collectively known as the Nag Hammadi Library, these writings are … Continue reading

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206 BC: The Jade Suit of Liu Sheng

The jade burial suit of Liu Sheng,┬áson of the emperor Jing Di who ruled over the principality of Zhongshan during the Han Dynasty (206 BC- 24 AD), was constructed in the belief that the stone’s magical connection to eternal life … Continue reading

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3rd Century BC: Dog

Dog Vessel: Colima, Mexico (200 B.C. – A.D. 500) (source)

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