Just thinking about this approximately-4,000-year-old still-functional rattle shaped like a cute baby bear head and having Emotions
Look at these cute little Bronze Age baby bottles!! I love that parents were like "it's for the baby gotta give it little feets"
@checkervest I love these! I literally cried the first time I found out about them. IIRC the tail has a little hole in it for the baby to sip out of
@checkervest so cool to see stuff that connects you to people who lived so far in the past like this. like yes, their lives were much, much different from ours, but they still made cutesy things for their babies because of course they did, babies are babies
@balrogboogie absolutely! This stuff just hits me so hard. people were still people and they liked to do the same things that we do even though there's this huge gulf of time between us
@checkervest are they from Australia? Those look like kangaroos or wallabies.
And they are utterly charming
@checkervest recently read about a medieval child-rearing manual that suggested scolding & spanking the *furniture* when clumsy toddlers bumped into it
@checkervest A more effective method to derail bosses than my Attorney's Sterling Engine that used to live on his CRT monitor.
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