Ancient Near Eastern Seals, c. 3000-1000 B.C.E.

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Ancient Near Eastern Seals, c. 3000-1000 B.C.E.

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Printing Press (Artifact Photo) Produced for about 5000 years, these seals were made by engraving, in reverse, on a small stone using metal tools. The design becomes apparent only after being rolled …

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De Humani Corporis Fabrica

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De Humani Corporis Fabrica

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Printing Press - Document 3C Excerpt Woodcut illustration in medical textbook. De Humani Corporis Fabrica... Basel, 1543. Woodcut. National Library of Medicine. Andreas Vesalius [anatomist] (1514-…

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Latin Sheet Music, 1535

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Latin Sheet Music, 1535

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Printing Press - Document 3A Excerpt Early Printed Manuscript Visit Source Download PDF…

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Incunabula Art

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Incunabula Art

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Printing Press - Document 3D Excerpt Hand-crafted art in a printed book. Visit Source Download PDF…

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Image from De Humani Corporis Fabrica

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Image from De Humani Corporis Fabrica

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Printing Press - Document 3E Excerpt Image from De Humani Corporis Fabrica. Illustration included within printed medical textbook. Visit Source Download PDF…

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Early Maritime Navigation

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Early Maritime Navigation

The open sea is a never-ending desert of water – the same in all directions. How did ancient mariners cross the ocean without GPS? The principles behind “modern” innovations used by our GPS-enab…

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