The world axis, the pillar with a blazing apex, the sacred mount (or castle, where […]
The harpist chants laudation of the Pharaoh before the god Shu. Tomb of Pharaoh Ramesses […]
Reconstruction of the Summerian Stele of Ur-Nammu. From Legrain, L. Restauration de la stèle d’Ur-Nammu, ..
Australian Aboriginal petroglyph at Anbangbang, Kakadu National Park. © Klaeusle via Panoramio and Google ..
Stela from Bonampak, Chiapas, Mexico circa 700 AD. © Ricardo Alvarado, via flickr. The stela […]
Beaded Crown (Ade) of Onijagbo Obasoro Alowolodu, Ògògà of Ikere 1890-1928. Basketry, beads, cloth, ..
Lettuces of Min at Abydos. CC BY-NC-SA kairoinfo4u via flickr. A similar photo by Mick […]
Medusa-like so-called paddle doll, Egypt, 2030–1802 B.C.E. OASC The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Period: ..
The cairns at Loughcrew are aligned to the rising sun at the equinoxes. The sun […]
The Berlin Gold Hat or Berlin Golden Hat (German: Berliner Goldhut). CC BY Philip Pikart […]
Meroitic pyramids of Jebel Barkal, Karima, Sudan. © John McCabe via flickr. Apparently the pyramids ..
Carved Stones in Gavrinis Dolmen passage grave, France. CC BY-ND by D. Truffaut via Flickr. […]
Double red-ship palepai ceremonial textile, Paminggir peoples, Kalianda peninsula, Lampung, south Sumatra, ..
Fitzroy River drawings. From Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science Report 1895. Report ..
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. ..
Administrative tablet of clay, Mesopotamian/Sumerian, 3100-2900 BC. The earliest tablets with written ..
The Heaven’s Gate, Tianmen Mountain. Slightly edited from a photo uploaded by Mohammad Shoaib via […]
“The Last Judgement” by Hans Memling, between circa 1466 and circa 1473. Distemper, oil on […]
Selknam, Hain Ceremony, Tierra Del Fuego By Martin Gusinde, 1923 Body painting for the Hain […]
Guishan Guanyin of the Thousand Hands and Eyes in Changsha, China. CC BY-SA by Alexandre […]
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 ..
This relief appears over the internet constantly being referred as depicting Gilgamesh. Since it appears ..
The Sun-Holder, Found somewhere in Denmark. The Sun was worshipped in the danish Bronze-age. The […]
Thousand Hand Bodhisattva (Guan Yin) (千手观音). Fragment from the movie Samsara by Ron Fricke. © […]
“Jacob’s Ladder” by William Blake. Start Date: c.1799 Completion Date:c.1806 Technique: pencil, ..
Fig. 102. Symbol of the god Assur surmounting an Assyrian representation of the old Babylonian […]