Other Toys 

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Yo-Yo
Yo-Yo
Yo-Yo
Yo-Yo
Articulted Dolls - Corinth
Articulted Dolls - Corinth
Articulated doll
Articulated doll
Articuated Doll
Articuated Doll
Boy on a Pig
Boy on a Pig
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Yo-Yo
Yo-Yo

Yo-Yo
Yo-Yo

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Boy Playing wih Yo-yo

 

Date: 440 - 420 BC

Place: Attica, Greece

 

Photographed at the Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany.

 

Yo-Yo
Yo-Yo

Yo-Yo
Yo-Yo

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Yo-yo

 

Date: 1st Century AD

Place: Pompeii, Italy

 

Photographed at the Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

Articulted Dolls - Corinth
Articulted Dolls - Corinth

Articulted Dolls - Corinth
Articulted Dolls - Corinth

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Terracotta Articulated Dolls

 

Date: 4th Century BC

Place: Corinth, Greece

 

Photographed at the Corinthian museum, Corinth, Greece.

Articulated doll
Articulated doll

Articulated doll
Articulated doll

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Articuated Clay Doll

 

Date: 4th century BC

 

Photographed at the Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany.

Articuated Doll
Articuated Doll

Articuated Doll
Articuated Doll

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Terracotta Dancing Doll holding Castanets

 

Date: 350 BC

Place: Corinth, Greece

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England. 

 

 

Boy on a Pig
Boy on a Pig

Boy on a Pig
Boy on a Pig

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Terracotta Rattle of Child Riding a Boar

 

Date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD

Place: Possibly Pompeii

 

A small terracotta pellet inside the body of the boar makes the rattling noise.

 

Photographed at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Rattles
Rattles

Rattles
Rattles

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Ceramic Pig Shaped Rattle

 

Date: 2000 - 1800 BC

Place: Shusin Temple at Tell Asmar

 

Ceramic Rattle

 

Date: 2000 - 1800 BC

Place: Refuse pit at Nippur

 

Photographed at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Spinning Toy
Spinning Toy

Spinning Toy
Spinning Toy

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Spinning Toy with Animal Heads

 

Date: 2017 - 1750 BC

Place: Shusin Temple area at Tell-Asmar

 

Photographed at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Playing Leapfrog
Playing Leapfrog

Playing Leapfrog
Playing Leapfrog

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​​Kids Playing Leap Frog

 

Date: 2544 – 2600 BC (5th-6th Dynasty)

Place: From tomb of Nykauinpu, Giza, Egypt

 

Made from limestone.

 

Zechariah 8:5 describes a day of restoration for the city of Jerusalem and mentions children: ‘The city streets will be filled with boys and girls playing there.’

Egyptian Rattle
Egyptian Rattle

Egyptian Rattle
Egyptian Rattle

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Rattle

 

Date: 1540 – 1075 BC

Place: Thebes, Egypt

 

Made from wood and bone.