smithsonian:

(via New exhibition looks at fishes from the “Inside Out” | Smithsonian Science)
smithsonian:

smithsonianlibraries:

Narwhals are Magic.

…and Mysterious!  http://ow.ly/lEvBc
nitinkapoorphotography:

Fig, Thyme and Goat’s Cheese Tart
creatio-ex-materia:

Infuse, 2013Sinato Photography: Takumi Ota

rnangekyou:

mrs-augustuswaters:

so this blog just followed me

imageand I was intrigued so i went to their blog and

image

it is all irons

image

I can’t fukcinfg deal with this tHERE IS AN IRON IN A TREE WTF

image

imageomg they follow me what do i do

ancientpeoples:

Armlet
2100-1900 BC
Early Bronze Age Britain
Lockington-Hemington Cemetery: In 1994, during the excavation of the Early Bronze age barrow cemetery near the village of Lockington in northwest Leicestershire, a small pit containing comprising two incomplete pottery vessels, two gold armlets and a copper dagger was found inside a ring-ditch and beside a palisade gully. The two pottery vessels were inverted, one inside the other, and partially covered one of the gold armlets. The second gold armlet and the copper dagger were immediately beside the pots.
(Source: The British Museum)
ancientpeoples:

Painted Earthenware Dragon
China
4th-5th Century, Six Dynasties 
Placed in a tomb, a dragon provided a means to get to heaven. But ceramic dragons were also modeled in times of drought: “When the dragon appears, then wind and rain arise to escort him.”
Source: The Walters Art Museum
ancientpeoples:

Babylonian gold necklace and beads
These pieces of jewellery show the finest craftmenship in the ancient Middle East. The symbols all represent gods. 
The female figurines are protective deities; the goddess Lama. The disk represents the sungod Shamash and the disk with the lightening bolts are for the stormgod Adad. 
Found in the Middle East
Old Babylonian Period, 18 - 17th century B.C. 
Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
ancientpeoples:

Jewellery Set
Early Byzantine
AD 600
(Source: The British Museum)
ancientpeoples:

Finger Ring
4th Century AD
Found on the Hill of St Louis, Tunisia
(Source: The British Museum)
ancientpeoples:

Mummy case for a cat
305 BC - AD 30
Ptolemaic
(Source: The British Museum)
ancientpeoples:

Pair of Earrings joined together with a gold chain (loop perhaps worn at the front)
c.200 BC
Found in Egypt
(Source: The British Museum)