1. Notes: 45 / 16 hours ago  from bookmarklet
    6,000-Year-Old Temple with Possible Sacrificial Altars Discovered
  2. Notes: 128 / 17 hours ago  from gnostix1 (originally from greek-museums)
    greek-museums:

Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene:

A stone Hekataio with representations of Artemis in three forms. It was found at a crossroad northeast of the Asclepieion. It was used as a support for a stone basin.
(3rd-2nd century B.C)

    greek-museums:

    Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene:

    A stone Hekataio with representations of Artemis in three forms. It was found at a crossroad northeast of the Asclepieion. It was used as a support for a stone basin.

    (3rd-2nd century B.C)

     
  3. Notes: 283 / 19 hours ago 
    Hand outlines found on a cave wall in Indonesia are at least 39,900 years old, researchers said. Credit Kinez Riza

    Hand outlines found on a cave wall in Indonesia are at least 39,900 years old, researchers said. Credit Kinez Riza

    (Source: The New York Times)

     
  4. Notes: 73 / 20 hours ago  from jeannepompadour
    jeannepompadour:

Scene from Paul Pry, a comedy by John Poole, by George Clint, 1827

    jeannepompadour:

    Scene from Paul Pry, a comedy by John Poole, by George Clint, 1827

     
  5. Notes: 271 / 22 hours ago  from ancientpeoples
    ancientpeoples:

Hairpin in shape of a hippopotamus made from bone 
7.3cm long ( 2 7/8 inch.) 
Egyptian, 2nd Intermediate Period, Dynasty 12 or 13, 1981 - 1640 BC. 
Source: Metropolitan Museum

    ancientpeoples:

    Hairpin in shape of a hippopotamus made from bone 

    7.3cm long ( 2 7/8 inch.) 

    Egyptian, 2nd Intermediate Period, Dynasty 12 or 13, 1981 - 1640 BC. 

    Source: Metropolitan Museum

     
  6. Notes: 118 / 1 day ago  from love-stephan (originally from atsoukalidis)
    atsoukalidis:

Hermaic steele with the head of Heracles from the Gymnasium of Messene dedicated to Philiades the son of Neon from the 3rd century BCE From Ancient Messene

    atsoukalidis:

    Hermaic steele with the head of Heracles from the Gymnasium of Messene dedicated to Philiades the son of Neon from the 3rd century BCE
    From Ancient Messene

     
  7. Notes: 124 / 1 day ago 
    A funerary stela of Pakhaas. Credit Brooklyn Museum

    A funerary stela of Pakhaas. Credit Brooklyn Museum

     
  8. Notes: 211 / 1 day ago  from monsieurleprince
    monsieurleprince:

Sir Samuel Luke Fildes (1843 - 1927) - Portrait of Mrs Arthur James, 1895

    monsieurleprince:

    Sir Samuel Luke Fildes (1843 - 1927) - Portrait of Mrs Arthur James, 1895

     
  9. Notes: 319 / 1 day ago  from kardiologn
    kardiologn:

Griffin, 1564: The elegant griffin shown here is a late representation in a Greek verse bestiary by Manuel Philes, copied in Paris in 1564 by Angelos Vergikios and illustrated (according to tradition) by his daughter. MS. Auct. F. 4. 15

    kardiologn:

    Griffin, 1564: The elegant griffin shown here is a late representation in a Greek verse bestiary by Manuel Philes, copied in Paris in 1564 by Angelos Vergikios and illustrated (according to tradition) by his daughter. MS. Auct. F. 4. 15

     
  10. Notes: 204 / 1 day ago  from monsieurleprince
    monsieurleprince:

Joseph (Jef) Leempoels (1867 - 1935) - A morning missive

    monsieurleprince:

    Joseph (Jef) Leempoels (1867 - 1935) - A morning missive

     
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