Egyptian Tomb Painting Display an Animal Yoke

Egyptian tomb paintings depict a yoke animal harness dating back to 2000 BCE. The yoke was a rope tied to the horns of oxen.

      2000 BCE

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Ball game appears on a fresco painting

On the walls of Beni Hasan, Egypt, a rock tomb from the Twelfth dynasty (circa 1900 BCE) a depiction of a ball game appears on a fresco painting. Continue reading

Augustus Caesar

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Early example of political propaganda

During the reign of the first Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar, 17 BCE, the depictions of a comet by a western civilization were stamped onto coins. According to Augustus and his supporters, it was the spirit of Julius Caesar returning to mark his approval of Rome’s new leader. The coins are considered an early example of political propaganda.

      17 BCE
      Augustus Caesar
      Emperor of Rome

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