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The Altamira cave paintings

Modern painters have been influenced by the Altamira cave paintings. After a visit, Pablo Picasso exclaimed "after Altamira, all is decadence". - Dopo Altamira, tutto è decadenza, esclamò Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973, incantato dinanzi allo spettacolo delle pitture rupestri nella grotta spagnola di Altamira. Molti pittori sono stati influenzati dalle opere delle grotte di Altamira.

Viking Runes Through Time

Delve into the hoary history of the Norse writing system.

Skeith Stone

The Skeith Stone, between Kilrenny and Cellardyke. With Pictish carving, it probably dates from about the 7th century. The carving is fairly faint but easily visible when sunlit from the side (south-west-ish). Skeith has been adopted as the name for the new health centre about 500 metres away. Submitted for Scotland's whereaboots: www.flickr.com/groups/scots/discuss/72157600719482590/pag...

6 Creepy Myths And Legends That Have Survived To This Day

Read on if you dare...

What Europe looked like 8,200 years ago:

Throw out your globe. We've got some explaining to do.

Rune stone, Västra Ledinge, Uppland, Sweden

Runestone (U 518) in Västra Ledinge. The inscription says: "Torgärd and Sven, they had this stone raised in memory of Ormer and Ormulv and Fröger. He met his end in the sound of Sila (Selaön island), and the others abroad in Greece. May God help their spirits and souls". Runsten (U 518) i Västra Ledinge. Ristningen säger: "Torgärd och Sven de läto resa denna sten efter Ormer och Ormulv och Fröger. Han slutade sitt liv norrut i silu (Selaön) och de andra ute i Grekland. Gud hjälpe deras ande…

Riding a Horse in Mongolia - the Dream of Many

Riding a Horse in Mongolia. Learn about Horses, Experience Nature in Mongolia. Learn about the country's history and current development.

Inside the new battle for the American West

The push to cut back federally protected lands is fueling a dispute rooted in our history and culture. The big question: Whose land is it?

The imposing Viking runestones which dot the Swedish countryside

The intricately carved stones were raised nearly a millennium ago as memorials to the dead.

Beautiful spiral spring: uploaded by nxrcissamxlfoy

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Rune stone, Nöbbeleholm, Nävelsjö, Småland, Sweden

Runestone (Sm 101) in Nöbbeleholm, " The Nävelsjö Stone". The inscription, on two sides of the stone, says: "Gunnkel placed this stone in memory of Gunnar, his father, Rode's son. Helge laid him, his brother, in a stone coffin in Bath in England." Runsten (Sm 101) i Nöbbeleholm, "Nävelsjöstenen". Ristningen, som är tvåsidig, säger: " Gunnkel satte denna sten efter Gunnar, sin fader, Rodes son. Helge lade honom, sin broder, i stenkista i England i Bath!". Parish (socken): Nävelsjö Province…

Tlatoani_Cuauhtemoc (@Cuauhtemoc_1521)

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