We all come in touch or are familiarized with religious relics from an early age, despite our different locales, religions, and belief systems, and the world’s religious relics do indeed form a major part of our shared human heritage. In fact, whenever we hear the word ‘relic’, the first items that come to mind are usually venerated physical remains or specific objects that can be associated with Christianity (thanks in large part to pop culture like the Indiana Jones movies, for example.)
However, relics can actually be any significant object that has survived from an earlier time that is of historical interest and can include old tools, texts, and vessels. Bearing that in mind, we thought it would be a good idea to look at some of the most interesting ancient relics, not related to Christianity, that have been discovered to date
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!