Map of Constantinople (1422) by Florentine cartographer Cristoforo Buondelmonte

Constantinople

Map of Constantinople (modern Istanbul), by Florentine cartographer Cristoforo Buondelmonti. The oldest surviving map of the city, and the only surviving map which predates the Turkish conquest of Constantinople in

Pendant in the form of an amphora LAPIS LAZULI GREEK,330-300 BC

Pendant in the form of an amphora. Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, B. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Tournament Shield (Targe) Date: about 1450 Culture: German Medium: Wood, leather, linen, gesso, polychromy, silver Dimensions: H. 22 in. (55.88 cm) W. 16 in. (40.64 cm) Classification: Shields Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Florence Blumenthal, 1925 Accession Number: 25.26.1

German Tournament Shield (Targe) -- Circa 1450 -- Wood, leather, linen, gesso, polychromy & silver -- Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nut, Egyptian Goddess

The sky goddess Nut swallows the sun, which travels through her body at night to be reborn at dawn. O céu deusa nut engole o sol, que percorre o corpo dela durante a noite para renascer ao amanhecer.

Who's this super hero?

pope john paul ii- lol such a breath of fresh air! Such an inspiration to love and be happy as we are should resemble God's goodness- Love you Blessed

Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna. Daughter of Nicholas II & Alexandra. Lived 1895-1918. Murdered by the Bolsheviks.

Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna. Daughter of Nicholas II & Alexandra. Lived Murdered by the Bolsheviks.beautiful young lady and beautiful dress !

Howard Carter Looking through the Open Doors of Tutankhamun’s Second Shrine, January 1924 Harry Burton (English, 1879–1940) The Egyptian Expedition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Gelatin silver print,  6 5/8 x 9 in. (16.9 x 22.9 cm)

Howard Carter Looking through the Open Doors of Tutankhamun’s Second Shrine, January 1924 Harry Burton (English, The Egyptian Expedition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Gelatin silver print, 6 x 9 in.

The army of Brunswick-1. soldier, Regiment of Hussars, 1801 2. soldier, infantry regiment 1809 3. officer, infantry regiment 1809.

The army of soldier, Regiment of Hussars, 1801 soldier, infantry regiment 1809 officer, infantry regiment

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