A Personal Blog of Sorts
museum-of-artifacts:

Helmet shaped like a griffin’s head, Italian, Milan or Brescia, ca. 1550

museum-of-artifacts:

Helmet shaped like a griffin’s head, Italian, Milan or Brescia, ca. 1550

ritasv:

rycerze_motoarena_2014_054 by Łukas Konopinski

ritasv:

rycerze_motoarena_2014_054 by Łukas Konopinski

canadian-space-agency:

Breathtaking! Enjoy this beautiful Space Vine time lapse captured by NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman aboard the ISS. October 5th 2014

Credit: Reid Wiseman/NASA

behringmade:

So today

krushak-dagra:

Gothic LARP 2014 (photos by Barbora Rášková)

archaeologicalnews:

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Another amazing discovery has surfaced on the Amphipolis dig, Greece. The missing head of the Sphinx “guarding” the tomb’s entrance was finally discovered inside the third chamber.

The Sphinx’s head is intact, with minimal breakage on the nose. It has a height of 0.60m and it is assigned to…

art-of-swords:

Piha Kaetta Dagger with Skewer and Sheath

  • Dated: 17th century
  • Culture: Sri Lankan
  • Medium: steel, horn, wood, brass
  • Measurements: Dagger (a); L. with sheath 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); L. without sheath 11 in. (27.9 cm); L. of blade 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); W. 13/16 in. (2.1 cm); D. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm); Wt. 4 oz. (113.4 g); Wt. of sheath 1.4 oz. (39.7 g); skewer (b); L. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); W. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm); D. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm); Wt. 2.1 oz. (59.5 g)

Source: Copyright © 2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art