22 Unique Historical Exhibits That Exist In A Single Copy

According to the International Council of Museums, there are more than 55,000 museums in 202 countries. Many of them contain ancient exhibits that you will not see anywhere else in the world. For example, canned beef shoulder, which is 3,500 years old. Or a drawing of a 7-year-old boy who lived in Novgorod 700 years ago. In one of the museums, you can even see a 2,000-year-old Roman foundation.

Children’s tunic with a hood, which is approximately 1,100-1,400 years old

A loaf of bread that has been partially preserved by carbonation. This bread is more than 1 940 years old

The bread was prepared in 79 AD. e. in Herculaneum, and then, together with the furnace, was buried under the ash that appeared after the eruption of Vesuvius. In 1930, it was discovered at an archaeological site. Recall that as a result of this natural cataclysm, the Roman cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabia were covered with a multi-meter layer of ash.

Genuine 17th-century plague doctor mask

Tinned beef shoulder and part of a wooden container. This meat is approximately 3,500 years old, found at the entrance to a rock tomb in Thebes

Here is another 3,500-year-old food box that is believed to contain canned duck.

Mechanical prosthesis, 17th century

Small linen sheets approximately 3,500 years old

Portable boat-shaped harp, approximately 3,300-3,400 years old

This drawing was made about 700 years ago by a 7-year-old boy named Onfim who lived in Novgorod.

The exquisitely decorated carriage of Pope Clement XI (papacy period – 1700 to 1721)

A Viking oak ship discovered in 1904 near Tønsberg in Norway. The ship itself was launched in about 820.

Roman foundation 2,000 years old

This cream was found in 2003 during the excavation of a Roman temple located in one of the districts of London. If you look closely, you can see the fingerprint on the perfectly preserved white cream color. By the way, the cream contained animal fat, starch, and tin oxide.

Head of the Dinotherium at the Mainz Museum of Natural History

Roman glass perfume jar and eye makeup container

Glass jars for storing essential oils, which are approximately 2,000 years old

Stand for vessels and bowls, made around 2600–2 350 BC. e.

Stone spheres have been found in Scotland. Their purpose is unknown

Burial urn from Oaxaca, Mexico. It was made between 500 and 1000 AD. e.

Ancient Egyptian mummies of a cat and a dog, which are approximately 2,100-2,400 years old