Hetepni was an accountant and tax collector in the revenue office of the king over 4000 years ago in Egypt. Found in Saqqara, this mortuary statue tells us that he was was responsible:
‘…for the counting of everything that crawled or flew in the water and in the marshland‘.
The statue dates from the end of the 6th Dynasty, the last of the Old Kingdom, after which Egypt entered a period of political unrest. He may have served was Pepi II, who is credited at being one of the longest reigning monarchs in history at 94 years.
Palaeolithic hand axe found at Swanscombe in Kent. Dating to 400,000 BC this is one of the earliest hand tools found in Britain.
This can be seen at Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery.
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Grid.”
The Jaguar XKSS was the road-going version of the Jaguar D-Type racing car. This one can be seen at the Haynes International Motor Museum, Somerset.