The clay bowl, from 480BCE, shows students and teachers in Ancient Greece engaged in learning. One of the teachers holds something that looks like a laptop, though I believe it’s an instrument to assist in writing. Beautiful, yes, the bowl is also a reminder that education has been (and is still in some places) considered an activity for men.
Want more? One of my favorite books on antiquity is by one Simon Goldhill. It’s well-worth a read: