The preponderance of handbags depicted in artwork throughout the ages  has some paranormal researchers wondering if there may be more than  meets the eye with the odd motif.

YouTube user UFO Today has produced a remarkable video which chronicles a  vast array of ancient works of art that feature a person holding a  handbag.

Beginning with the Sumerians, the collection advances through time and  reveals how the handbag keeps appearing in the art of subsequent  cultures and civilizations spread far across the world.

Check out the compelling video and learn some of the intriguing theories for what may be hidden in the handbags at the Coast to Coast AM website.