The traditional vertigious tantour hat of a married Druze (a monotheistic religious community) woman of Lebanon (sadly not an example of the popular trend to replicate the landscape of late 19th century Sheffield at parties in Damascus...!!). The tantour, similar to the hennin (worn in the late Middle Ages by European women of the nobility), was popular in the Levant during the nineteenth century, but seldom seen after 1850 - making this card somewhat of a rarity. The height of the tantour…
Mehrgarh:The roots of Shaktism: a Harappan goddess figurine. Date: 3000 BCE - 5500 BCE Location: Mehrgarh, Harappa Female figurines were found in almost all households indicating the presence of cults of goddess worship.
Indus Valley, Mohenjo-Daro Goddess Figure c. A small and delicate terracotta of a seated female goddess with bird-like features, her hair rolled into two vertical buns, large breasted, and wearing an elaborate necklace with medallions.
Original text: DEM of Mars rendered with Using the MRO MOLA 128 pix/deg elevation dataset overlayed with satellite imagery from the Celestia Motherlode. Elevations are exaggerated to enhance the visibility of terrain features. / by Kevin Gill
One of my favorite things. It tessellates but doesn't have a repeating pattern -- blows my mind. I want it as a bathroom floor or something. These look like cement tiles. I should get on figuring out how to make them.