colin-vian:

  Armando Barrios (1920-1999)

colin-vian:

  Armando Barrios (1920-1999)

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archaicwonder:

Roman Mosaic Personification of Autumn, 2nd century AD
The mosaic depicting a male torso personifying Autumn harvesting grain surrounded by a complete 3-dimensional geometric scallop pattern. Tesserae of cream marble and colored calcites. From the eastern Mediterranean region.

archaicwonder:

Roman Mosaic Personification of Autumn, 2nd century AD

The mosaic depicting a male torso personifying Autumn harvesting grain surrounded by a complete 3-dimensional geometric scallop pattern. Tesserae of cream marble and colored calcites. From the eastern Mediterranean region.

(Source: edgarlowen.com)

From the Prelude launch party last night—such a great time!

From the Prelude launch party last night—such a great time!

Amphipolis: There might be a fourth chamber in the Tomb

archaeologicalnews:

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A high-ranking Ministry of Culture official told Greek news sources that the archaeologists who are currently clearing out the dirt from the third chamber in the Amphipolis tomb believe that a fourth chamber may exist.

Meanwhile, the head of the excavation Katerina Peristeri told journalists…

ancientpeoples:

Wing Brooch
2nd Century AD
Roman
(Source: The Metropolitan Museum)

ancientpeoples:

Wing Brooch

2nd Century AD

Roman

(Source: The Metropolitan Museum)

kardiologn:

« La geste ou histore du noble roy Alixandre, roy de Macedonne, » traduite d’un « livre rimet,… intitulé l’Istore Alixandre, » par ordre de « Jchan de Bourgongne, conte d’Estampes » Date d’édition : 1401-1500 Type : manuscrit Langue :Français

kardiologn:

« La geste ou histore du noble roy Alixandre, roy de Macedonne, » traduite d’un « livre rimet,… intitulé l’Istore Alixandre, » par ordre de « Jchan de Bourgongne, conte d’Estampes » Date d’édition : 1401-1500 Type : manuscrit Langue :Français

French archaeologists find 2,000-year-old boomerang used by Gauls

archaeologicalnews:

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Boomerangs are usually associated with Australian aborigines but these amazing wooden weapons have been found in Egypt, apparently dating back 2,000 years, and in Europe - the oldest one, which was found in a cave in Poland, being 30,000 years old.

They were apparently toys but now…

Prelude is here!

Prelude is here!

catmota:

Composition Musicalist  (1925-26)
Félix Del Marle

catmota:

Composition Musicalist  (1925-26)

Félix Del Marle

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kardiologn:

Macclesfield Psalter 43v

kardiologn:

Macclesfield Psalter 43v