Jomon pottery - vessel from Myanomae, Nagano Prefecture, Middle Jomon, BCE, Early Japanese. The pottery vessels crafted in Ancient Japan during the Jōmon period are generally accepted to be some of the oldest in the world.
New excavations at a site near historical Sparta may have uncovered the lost ruins of a Mycenaean Spartan palace. Among the treasures found a the site were cultic objects, such as this bull's head rhyton, or ceremonial drinking goblet. via Maria Matos FB