Ancient History

29th Century BCE

Circa 2,800 BCE

  • A biological male is buried in the traditional style of a woman’s grave outside of present day Prague.

25th Century BCE

Circa 2419 BCE

  • Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum serve together at Overseer of the Royal Manicurist. They may be history’s first recorded same-sex couple.

7th Century BCE

Circa 630 BCE

Circa 600 BCE

  • Sappho and her family are temporarily exiled from Lesbos.

6th Century BCE

Circa 580 BCE

5th Century BCE

Circa 470 BCE

  • The earliest known depiction of Sappho appears on pottery.