Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from 70sscifiart :

70sscifiart:

Moebius, c. 1970.

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from art-of-swords :

art-of-swords:

Naval Officer’s Sword

  • Dated: 17th century hanger, reused in 18th century
  • Culture: British
  • Medium: silver gilt hilt, horn grip

The sword features markings on hilt and has a sharply curved blade, blued etched and gilt.

Source: Copyright © 2014 The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from historical-nonfiction :

The Disappearing City In Peru

historical-nonfiction:

The Chimu people once had a vast empire that stretched more than 1000 kilometres from southern Ecuador down the coast of Peru. It was built on the remnants fo the Moche culture. Their empire thrived thanks to complicated water works to bring water to the desert, and the abundant seafood off the…

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from vintascope :

vintascope:

Daydreaming Bookeeper (Adventure) - Norman Rockwell

vintascope:

Daydreaming Bookeeper (Adventure) - Norman Rockwell

(Source: jeromeof)

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from 70sscifiart :

magictransistor:

Max Ernst, Configuration, 1974.

magictransistor:

Max Ernst, Configuration, 1974.

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from centuriespast :

centuriespast:

Goat head
Sumerian
Iraq, Fara
Period: Pre-Sargonic
Copper
Penn Museum

centuriespast:

Goat head

Sumerian

Iraq, Fara

Period: Pre-Sargonic

Copper

Penn Museum

Aug
28
2014

Reblogged from vintascope :

vintascope:

William Morris

vintascope:

William Morris

(Source: adlerfelicitas)

Aug
24
2014

Reblogged from historical-nonfiction :

Pagans in the late Roman Empire

historical-nonfiction:

"At the end of the 4th century in Rome there was a desperate last-ditch battle by the wealthy patrician families to preserve the old pagan religions, the ancient way of life, in the face of the ever-growing strength of Christianity, which had become the official state religion in 380.

The…

Aug
24
2014

Reblogged from 70sscifiart :

madddscience:

1982
[hauk sven]

Aug
23
2014

Reblogged from centuriespast :

centuriespast:

Sunset Harbor at Rio

ArtistMartin Johnson Heade (1819-1904)

1864
MediuOil on canvas
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

centuriespast:

Sunset Harbor at Rio

ArtistMartin Johnson Heade (1819-1904)
1864
MediuOil on canvas
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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