The Regina tombstone is evidence of immigration 1800 years ago
The British Museum and the BBC are compiling a website of objects that tell the history of the world.
This "digital museum" is part of a year-long project called - fittingly - A History of the World, which will include TV and radio programmes too.
The first 100 objects were hand-picked by the British Museum but they would also like you to add your own items.
It's very simple - all you need is a photo of your object and access to the internet.
We are looking for objects that tell us something about a particular time, event or community.
They should be man-made and have a wider historical significance than just a family connection.
For more advice visit the
A History of the World website
Upload from home
Full details of how to an image of your object are on the A History of the World website.
and follow the instructions.
Find out more about BBC Newcastle's 20 chosen artefacts by clicking on the links below.