The sun has been around for billions of years so it makes sense that humans who came billions of years later would come up with a way to explain the sun. Here's 11 of the most famous Sun Gods and Goddesses.
This ivory and gold by an unidentified artist probably from Crete is on view at the Institute as part of the exhibition "Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans." It was loaned by the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (inventory number: 931.21.1).
The Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük, Turkey, consists of two settlement mounds — the remains of houses continually built over old ones — that have yielded many treasures since archaeologists began excavations in the 1960s.