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This shot of five photographers (remember when that was a profession that only a few could enter?) on a New York City rooftop in 1920 might be the earliest instance we have of what would be considered a modern selfie. Self-referential meta-photography was born with the selfie itself, apparently, as there's also a shot of the photo being made:

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This ancient 20-sided die is believed to be from Egypt in 304 to 30 B.C.E. Clearly the Egyptians knew a thing or two more about tabletop gaming than we thought!

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