One of the Nimrud ivories, 9th-7th century BC. Discovered in Nimrud (modern Iraq) and excavated by the British in the 1940s-60s. The British Museum acquired many of the carvings in 2011, when they were exhibited for the first time to the public.
Tibetan-Style Ewer, 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Porcelain (Qingbai ware); H. 9 13/16 in. (24.9 cm), Diam. of rim: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm), Diam. of foot: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm). Found in the tomb of a Kashmiri monk whose son was Yuan official in the early fourteenth century.
England, 15th century.The Latin guide to animal life ( Bestiarius) in a manuscript that is illustrated with more than 100 washed <a class="pintag" href="/explore/drawings/" title="#drawings explore Pinterest">#drawings</a>, among which a <a class="pintag searchlink" data-query="%23mermaid" data-type="hashtag" href="/search/?q=%23mermaid&rs=hashtag" rel="nofollow" title="#mermaid search Pinterest">#mermaid</a>.