artistjournals:

really interesting book 
 notamax 

artistjournals:

really interesting book 

 notamax 

numantinecitizen:

ancient-serpent:

theancientworld:

Gold dagger handle From China
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 6th-5th century BC
A very fine openwork cast gold sword hilt
The gold hilt is very fragile, which probably made it impractical for use on a real sword. It may have been made for display or for placing in a tomb for taking to the afterlife.

numantinecitizen:

ancient-serpent:

theancientworld:

Gold dagger handle From China

Eastern Zhou dynasty, 6th-5th century BC

A very fine openwork cast gold sword hilt

The gold hilt is very fragile, which probably made it impractical for use on a real sword. It may have been made for display or for placing in a tomb for taking to the afterlife.

heaveninawildflower:

'Plovers and Waves' (1926). Woodblock print by Ohara Koson ( 1878–1945).
Image and text courtesy MFA Boston. 

heaveninawildflower:

'Plovers and Waves' (1926). Woodblock print by Ohara Koson ( 1878–1945).

Image and text courtesy MFA Boston. 

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fer1972:

Today’s Classic: Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher

1. By Wilfried Sätty (1976)

2. By Harry Clarke in black and white (1919)

3. By Harry Clarke in color (1923)

4. By Arthur Rackham (1935)

5. By Aubrey Beardsley (1895)

xena2:

Montserrat Gudiol

xena2:

Montserrat Gudiol

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danielursache:

La Tour [à Kustange]
techniques mixtes sur massonite, 50 x 38 cm

danielursache:

La Tour [à Kustange]


techniques mixtes sur massonite, 50 x 38 cm

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magictransistor:

Breastplate in the Form of a Jaguar-Man. Mid-Magdalena Valley (Tolima). Museo del Oro, Bogotá. 1BC-700AD.

magictransistor:

Breastplate in the Form of a Jaguar-Man. Mid-Magdalena Valley (Tolima). Museo del Oro, Bogotá. 1BC-700AD.

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dailyartjournal:

Lorna Crane

dailyartjournal:

Lorna Crane

invisibilegiocatore:

Peter Kľúčik.

invisibilegiocatore:

Peter Kľúčik.

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kardiologn:

 1er est le 1er Roi important de l’éCircumpolar stars, decans, and constellations of the southern sky from the tomb of Seti I - XIX dynasty (Valley of the Kings, Egypt) Epoque Ramesside (1294-1279 av. J.C.). Il a fait construire de nombreux temples dont la grande salle hypostyle du temple d’Amon à  Karnak

kardiologn:

 1er est le 1er Roi important de l’éCircumpolar stars, decans, and constellations of the southern sky from the tomb of Seti I - XIX dynasty (Valley of the Kings, Egypt) Epoque Ramesside (1294-1279 av. J.C.). Il a fait construire de nombreux temples dont la grande salle hypostyle du temple d’Amon à  Karnak

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kardiologn:

This is from the Enigmatic Book of the Netherworld, a unique afterlife book found in Tutankhamun’s tomb. According to Erik Hornung in The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife, rather than spitting poison or fire, the cobra is flooding the figure in front of it with the sun-god Re’s light.

kardiologn:

This is from the Enigmatic Book of the Netherworld, a unique afterlife book found in Tutankhamun’s tomb. According to Erik Hornung in The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife, rather than spitting poison or fire, the cobra is flooding the figure in front of it with the sun-god Re’s light.

kardiologn:

Tutankhamun Sandals

kardiologn:

Tutankhamun Sandals

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treebystream:

Rebecca Rebouché

treebystream:

Rebecca Rebouché

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alfiusdebux:

Edward Burra, 1929

alfiusdebux:

Edward Burra, 1929

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