Beauty in Decay
As you can see, my car keys lie just to the right of that pile of rubble on the floor. They must have fallen out of my pocket as I lay on the floor taking pictures of this beautiful fresco. It was only when I reached the van that I noticed my keys were missing and had to climb over the walls once again, but this time in broad daylight.
Asia - India / Monuments in Gujarat
Stone carvings of one of the four gates of Dabhoi (Gujarat). Dabhoi was established in the early 6th century AD. Its foundation and fortification is ascribed to the great King of Gujarat, Siddhraj Jaisinh (1093-1143 AD), who made this his frontier fortress. The architectural style and the exquisite stone carving and iconography on the fort walls and gates suggests that it was conceived and constructed in the same period as Rudra Mahalaya and Zinzuwada Fort. It is mentioned as an important…
Relief panel | Assyrian | Neo-Assyrian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1840s, excavated by Sir Austen Henry Layard; 1849, presented by Austen Layard to Lady Charlotte Guest for Canford Manor, Dorsetshire, England; 1919, purchased by Dikran Kelekian from Ivor Churchill Guest; 1927, purchased by J
The Minoans: Fashion
Left: Reproduction of the Ladies in Blue fresco from Knossos. Center: Priest King fresco restored. Right: reproduction of a woman carrying an ivory pyxis from Tiryns Minoan male and female dress, from mir-kostuma.com The most spectacular scenes of the daily lives of Minoans is seen in their fresco art. Many frescoes are so vivid and full of energy that you can't help but feel an affinity for them. From these scenes we are given accurate and colorful depictions of how the Minoans viewed…
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Bas-relief or low relief is a type of sculpture in which an image is projected at a shallow depth. This technique is often used in the art of ancient Egypt, other Near Eastern cultures, and Asian art, including that of ancient India. One of the largest bas-relief sculptures in India can be found at Unakoti, and nobody knows who made them, when, nor the reason for their carving in such a secluded place. What is known about the reliefs is they depict a multitude of Hindu deities.
Written Language, Ancient History, Brotherhood of the Snake, Phoenicians, America, Atlantis, and the Serpent Mound
When it comes to ancient history, attempting to decipher the linear timeline from one civilization to another is purposefully designed to be a real clusterfuck. Obviously volumes have been written …
Ashurbanipal at the Battle of Til-Tuba. Museum: State Hermitage, St. Petersburg Stock Photo - Alamy
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