17 Artifacts That Prove Museums Are Full of Treasures

Many people tend to believe that a museum is a rather boring place, and they go there only if they really have to. But this is not true. Sometimes museum exhibitions can be fun, or can literally turn the things you know upside down.

At CHEERY, we decided to travel around the best museums in the world together with Internet users. And the artifacts shown in this article can take your breath away.

“This is considered the oldest known bottle of olive oil that has been preserved up today, and is now on display in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples. It survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.”

“A mummified dog and baboon were buried together at the tomb KV50 in the Valley of Kings. They possibly date back to the reign of Amenhotep II (1427–1401 BC), the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.”

“This incredibly preserved 4,000-year-old wagon made of just oak, was unearthed in the Lchashen village near Lake Sevan, Armenia. It’s among the oldest wagons in the world.”

“The Mask of Warka. It’s dating from 3100 BC, and one of the earliest accurate representations of the human face.”

“The Swedish warship Vasa. It sank in 1628 and was recovered from the sea floor almost completely intact after 333 years. It is now at the Vasa Museum in Stockholm, and is the world’s best-preserved 17th-century ship.”

“This small, thin-walled perfume jar was ground out of a block of transparent rock crystal and fitted with a gold cap and braided gold chain. This costly vessel originally belonged to a Roman lady, 1-50 AD.”

“The intricate details on the armor of Henry II, King of France”

“This is the world’s oldest wheel found at the Ljubljana Marsh in 2002 which is currently on display at the City Museum of Ljubljana, Slovenia. It’s approximately 5,200 years old.”

“My brother went on a trip to Egypt and saw mummified crocodiles exhibited in a museum.”

“The Ficus retusa Linn, the world’s oldest bonsai tree. It’s more than 1,000 years old.”

“The largest piece of the Moon on Earth. It was discovered in the Sahara Desert in April 2017.”

“I went to a children’s museum a couple of months ago.”

“I found this cute rock in a museum.”

“This beautiful cake I found in the Museum of Amber in Gdańsk.”

“I went on a dinosaur dig with the Morrison Natural History Museum! I found a baby T. rex tooth out in the fossil site! It was amazing!”

“A carbonized loaf of bread from Pompeii”

What visit to a museum was the most memorable for you? What amazed you the most there? Tell us in the comments below.

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