The world axis, the pillar with a blazing apex, the sacred mount (or castle, where […]
Stela from Bonampak, Chiapas, Mexico circa 700 AD. © Ricardo Alvarado, via flickr. The stela […]
Drawings from an 1894 anthropology book of Kachina dolls (tihu-tui) representing kachinas, or spirits, ..
Clay figurines of Minoan goddesses with upraised arms CC BY-NC Ann Wuyts via flickr. Postpalatial […]
Finial. Griffin Holding a Stag’s Head in its Beak. © The State Hermitage Museum. The […]
Earthenware flame pot. Japan, Jōmon period, c. 3000 BC. Nagaoka Municipal Science Museum, Niigata Prefecture, ..
The Paracas Candelabra, also called the Candelabra of the Andes, is a well-known prehistoric geoglyph ..
Double red-ship palepai ceremonial textile, Paminggir peoples, Kalianda peninsula, Lampung, south Sumatra, ..
Kapaleeswar Temple, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. © Throo Da Looking Glass (& flickr) This 7th […]
Genie with a poppy flower. Relief from the Palace of king Sargon II at Dur […]
Rongorongo pictographic signs. The captions in the right-most column are merely descriptive. Self-made. ..
Gold headdress ornament; Nasca, Peru, 400 B.C. – A.D. 600; 18.4 × 20.5 cm; Dallas […]
Bowl from Sāmarrā, Iraq, circa 5000 BCE. I assume this is a photo of a […]
Gold pectoral, 0 – 550 A.D., Tolima, Colombia. 16 × 8.6 cm. © Museo del […]
Patterned body anthropomorphic figures. All images are from the article: I’ll attach the most relevant ..
Symbol in a Sami shaman drum. While I don’t really know where this particular one […]
Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights, oil on oak panels, 220 × 389 cm, […]
Thousand Hand Bodhisattva (Guan Yin) (千手观音). Fragment from the movie Samsara by Ron Fricke. © […]
A diagram of the Tengriist World view on a shaman’s drum. Creative Commons. I have […]
Fig. 102. Symbol of the god Assur surmounting an Assyrian representation of the old Babylonian […]
Hsinbyume-Pagoda, Mingun, Myamar. CC BY-SA Gerd Eichmann According to this source: It’s designer ..
Shwedagon Pagoda (aka Great Dagon Pagoda or Golden Pagoda). Yangon, Myanmar. © Ralf-André Lettau with ..
Ubud Palace, Bali, Indonesia. © All Rights Reserved by la boulange. Original Panoramio entry here. […]
Comets – 彗星 Comets (彗星 Huìxīng) have been observed and recorded in China since the […]
Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644) Date: 17th century Culture: China Medium: Silk, feather, and metallic ..
“Kankali-devi” by Rajendra Shyam. Acrylic on paper. She is called Kansa-kali or Kankali-devi, because ..
Stereoscopic picture a small tube fulgurite and a more irregular one. From Wikipedia (emphasis added): ..
Traditional Bosnian tattoos called kolo (circle). Dessin de TRUHELKA, 1894, p. 249 = TRUHELKA, 1896, ..
Electric discharge in a photographic film forming Lichtenberg figures. From wikipedia: Lichtenberg figures ..
On the left: An electrical discharge to a negatively charged surface, recorded on a photographic […]