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Background imageDisc Collection: The Trundholm sun chariot. Early Bronze Age. C. 1400 BC

The Trundholm sun chariot. Early Bronze Age. C. 1400 BC
Prehistory. The Trundholm sun chariot. Early Bronze Age. C. 1400 BC. Scandinavian

Background imageDisc Collection: Phaistos Disc. s. XV BC. GREECE. Phaistos. A side

Phaistos Disc. s. XV BC. GREECE. Phaistos. A side
Phaistos Disc. s.XV BC. GREECE. Phaistos. A side. Minoan art / Cretan art. GREECE. Iraklion. Archaeological Museum

Background imageDisc Collection: Ufos / New Mexico / Villa

Ufos / New Mexico / Villa
Not a UFO, but an experimental disc made by Paul Villa to a design generously offered by visiting aliens from Coma Berenices 2 of 2

Background imageDisc Collection: Akhenaton / Egypt / Brunton

Akhenaton / Egypt / Brunton
AKHENATON also known as AMENHOTEP IV or AMENOPHIS IV Egyptian ruler, began a new religion of Aton, the sun disc

Background imageDisc Collection: Optical illusion disc with man jumping rope and a man sticki

Optical illusion disc with man jumping rope and a man sticking out his tongue. Date 1833

Background imageDisc Collection: Optical illusion disc with somersaults and horseback riding

Optical illusion disc with somersaults and horseback riding. Date 1833

Background imageDisc Collection: Castle Pill railway, near Milford Haven, South Wales

Castle Pill railway, near Milford Haven, South Wales
View of the Great Western Railway at Castle Pill (pill is a local name for a tidal inlet), near Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Background imageDisc Collection: The German as a grenadier 1918

The German as a grenadier 1918
Two distinct kinds of grenades were used by the Germans in World War One, these were namely, those which rely on explosive effect alone, and those which supplement by bursting into fragments

Background imageDisc Collection: Electricity Ramsden

Electricity Ramsden
Jesse Ramsden of London demonstrates his improvement on Guerickes electric machine, replacing the sphere by a rotating disc

Background imageDisc Collection: Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, mystery singer, receiving his Golden? Disc from Alan Freeman. Date: circa 1964

Background imageDisc Collection: Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, mystery singer, receiving his Golden? Disc from Alan Freeman. Date: circa 1964

Background imageDisc Collection: Young woman with a pronounced lip plate - Mozambique

Young woman with a pronounced lip plate - Mozambique
A young Maconde (Makonde) woman with a pronounced lip plate - Portuguese East Africa (modern-day Mozambique) circa 1910s

Background imageDisc Collection: John Logie Baird - demonstrates the first Television

John Logie Baird - demonstrates the first Television. Date: 1925

Background imageDisc Collection: Ufos / Papua, New Guinea

Ufos / Papua, New Guinea
Missionary William Gill and 37 natives see a disc with waving occupants, which hovers over the mission two nights running

Background imageDisc Collection: Record sleeve, Peter Dawson, baritone

Record sleeve, Peter Dawson, baritone
78rpm record sleeve, Peter Dawson, baritone - The Floral Dance. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageDisc Collection: The Phaistos Disc (1/2)

The Phaistos Disc (1/2)
The Phaistos Disc (also spelled Phaistos Disk, Phaestos Disc) is a disk of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the island of Crete

Background imageDisc Collection: The Phaistos Disc (2/2)

The Phaistos Disc (2/2)
The Phaistos Disc (also spelled Phaistos Disk, Phaestos Disc) is a disk of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the island of Crete

Background imageDisc Collection: Indigenous people of Brazil and Paraguay, South America

Indigenous people of Brazil and Paraguay, South America
Indigenous men and women of Brazil and Paraguay, South America, wearing lip and ear plugs (pelele). This is done when the child is young, the upper lip is pierced close to the nose

Background imageDisc Collection: Thaumatropes - Cut-Out 1881

Thaumatropes - Cut-Out 1881
A fold-out page from The Boy's Own Paper of a thaumatropes. A disc shape optical toy that was popular in the 19th century. Date: 1881

Background imageDisc Collection: Handley Page HPR. 7 Dart-Herald G-AODE prototype

Handley Page HPR. 7 Dart-Herald G-AODE prototype
Handley Page HPR.7 Dart-Herald G-AODE (msn 147) 1st prototype, moments before the starboard engine turbine blew up, causing the engine to fall off and the aircraft to catch fire

Background imageDisc Collection: Disc jellyfish species, Eudora ondulosa disopra

Disc jellyfish species, Eudora ondulosa disopra. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali, Dictionary of Natural Science

Background imageDisc Collection: Siphonophores, Diphyes dispar

Siphonophores, Diphyes dispar, Diphyes boryi, Difie del Bory. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageDisc Collection: Scythian and Egyptian gods

Scythian and Egyptian gods
Scythian bearded god from the Column of Theodosius 1, Egyptian goddess of the Earth with disc and lion 2, and the Egyptian god Anubis 3

Background imageDisc Collection: Smiths Vehicle Licence Holders

Smiths Vehicle Licence Holders
Advertisement for car licence holders, made by S. Smith & Sons of Great Portland Street, London, in a new circular style The advert advises that display of a vehicle licence will be compulsory after

Background imageDisc Collection: Tony Blackburn - Radio DJ

Tony Blackburn - Radio DJ Date: 1970s - 1980s

Background imageDisc Collection: Jewellery fashion plate

Jewellery fashion plate Date: 1910

Background imageDisc Collection: SPEAKING WATCH (INSIDES)

SPEAKING WATCH (INSIDES)
A watch designed by M.Sivan, which contains a miniature Edison phonograph, allowing it to speak the time, by reading off a rubber disc. Date: 1894

Background imageDisc Collection: BLUNT / VENUS CROSSES SUN

BLUNT / VENUS CROSSES SUN
The transit of Venus over the Suns disc. Date: 1849

Background imageDisc Collection: BLUNT / SUNS DISC / PLATE 7

BLUNT / SUNS DISC / PLATE 7
The Suns disc. Date: 1849

Background imageDisc Collection: Egyptian Art. Karnak. The goddess Bastet. Relief

Egyptian Art. Karnak. The goddess Bastet. Relief
Egyptian Art. The Karnak Temple Complex. Relief depicting the goddess Bastet. 19th Dynasty. New Kingdom. Egypt

Background imageDisc Collection: Minoan art. Crete. Phaistos Disc

Minoan art. Crete. Phaistos Disc, possibly dating to the middle or late Minoan Bronze Age (2nd millennium B.C.). Side A. Fired clay

Background imageDisc Collection: Pattern 1796 Heavy Cavalry Troopers sword, 1814 (c)

Pattern 1796 Heavy Cavalry Troopers sword, 1814 (c); blade is stamped with the makers name, I Gill; the original hatchet blade made this Pattern useless for thrusting

Background imageDisc Collection: Advert for J. C Vickery personalised jewellery 1912

Advert for J. C Vickery personalised jewellery 1912
Personalised disc shape pendants arranged with any border in diamonds, pearls or gold with a letter in the centre and a interchangable enamel backpiece. 1912

Background imageDisc Collection: Martin-Baker ejection seat

Martin-Baker ejection seat, as used in British aircraft during the Second World War. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageDisc Collection: Man& woman on a 1920 New Gerrard motorcycle & sidecar

Man& woman on a 1920 New Gerrard motorcycle & sidecar
Young man and young lady on a 1920 New Gerrard motorcycle & sidecar combination at the seaside circa 1920

Background imageDisc Collection: Mesopotamia. Commemorative stone stela. Babylonian, about 90

Mesopotamia. Commemorative stone stela. Babylonian, about 900-800 BC. Iraq. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background imageDisc Collection: Egypt Art. Kiosk on the roof at Dendera Temple

Egypt Art. Kiosk on the roof at Dendera Temple in which the ritual of the goddesss union with the sun disk was performed. It has four Hathoric columns on each side

Background imageDisc Collection: Egyptian Art. Relief depicting a goose next to the sun. Karn

Egyptian Art. Relief depicting a goose next to the sun. Karn
Egyptian Art. The Karnak Temple Complex. Relief depicting a goose next to the sun. New Kingdom. Egypt

Background imageDisc Collection: Aegis with head of Hathor with horns of a cow and sun disc

Aegis with head of Hathor with horns of a cow and sun disc. Late Period. 26th Dynasty. 550 BC. Bronze. Neues Museum. Berlin. Germany

Background imageDisc Collection: Djehapimu sarcophagus lid. Egypt

Djehapimu sarcophagus lid. Egypt
Djehapimu sarcophagus lid. High Royal official. Late Period. 746-332 BC. Granite. Neues Museum. Berlin. Germany

Background imageDisc Collection: Ramsden electric machine designed by Jesse Ramsden (1735-18

Ramsden electric machine designed by Jesse Ramsden (1735-18
Ramsden electric machine used for producing electricity. It was designed by Jesse Ramsden (1735-1800), English optician and astronomical and scientific instrument maker

Background imageDisc Collection: Bulbous light hovering over Hessdalen, Norway

Bulbous light hovering over Hessdalen, Norway
This bulbous light is seen to swell in size while retaining something of a classic domed disc saucer configuration. Mysterious lights appear regularly over Hessdalen, Norway

Background imageDisc Collection: Man in an office with an Exidy Sorcerer computer

Man in an office with an Exidy Sorcerer computer and word processor. Date: circa late 1970s

Background imageDisc Collection: Advert for Bellins Wonderstoen hair removal 1933

Advert for Bellins Wonderstoen hair removal 1933
Remove unwanted hair with this danity disc. Perfumed disc that is easy to use, passes over the affected part leaving the skin hair-free. Date: 1933

Background imageDisc Collection: Poster, the Rolling Stones latest disc

Poster, the Rolling Stones latest disc
Poster advertising the Rolling Stones latest disc. Date: 1960s

Background imageDisc Collection: Suffragette W. S. P. U Badge

Suffragette W. S. P. U Badge
Circular tin badge, issued by the Womens Social and Political Union. Has the words, Votes for Women around the edge and W.S.P.U in centre against a background of green celtic knots

Background imageDisc Collection: Mike Read with Radio 1 Roadshow group

Mike Read with Radio 1 Roadshow group
Mike Read (left), radio DJ and presenter, with a BBC Radio 1 Roadshow group

Background imageDisc Collection: Asante gold disc. s. XIX. Ashanti art. Jewelry

Asante gold disc. s. XIX. Ashanti art. Jewelry
Asante gold disc. s.XIX. Ashanti art. Jewelry. UNITED KINGDOM. London. The British Museum. Proc: GHANA



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