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nemfrog:

Fig. 24. Experiment with five boys. 1907.

The D is always a DICK

nemfrog:

Fig. 24. Experiment with five boys. 1907.

The D is always a DICK

An Interracial Leg Transplant

wtfarthistory:

imageFra Angelico,The Healing of Justinian’s Leg, 1438, tempera and gold leaf on panel. Museo di San Marco, Florence

Précis: Justinian (a Christian deacon) prays to Cosmas and Damian (physician saints) to cure a growth on his leg. In a dream, the saints amputate his leg and replace it with the…

This is a legit WTF art history post

ancientpeoples:

Wooden board game called Senet 
The rules for this game have unfortunately not survived but it is thought that it resembles checkers. It is a strategic game in which certain cone have certain rules and limitations. It is a ‘travel’ set because the cone can be put inside the game and taken with the person carrying it. The inscription on the side tells us that this game belonged to Taya and Yuwi. Later in Egyptian history the Senet game became a symbol for the Egyptian afterlife in which obstacles had to be overcome. It is 47cm long, 13.3 cm wide and 9.8cm high ( 18 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 7/8 inch.) 
Egyptian, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, 1550 - 1295 BC. 
Source: Metropolitan Museum

ancientpeoples:

Wooden board game called Senet 

The rules for this game have unfortunately not survived but it is thought that it resembles checkers. It is a strategic game in which certain cone have certain rules and limitations. It is a ‘travel’ set because the cone can be put inside the game and taken with the person carrying it. The inscription on the side tells us that this game belonged to Taya and Yuwi. Later in Egyptian history the Senet game became a symbol for the Egyptian afterlife in which obstacles had to be overcome. It is 47cm long, 13.3 cm wide and 9.8cm high ( 18 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 7/8 inch.) 

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, 1550 - 1295 BC. 

Source: Metropolitan Museum

aceofsnakes:

winterduck:

Anarchy is fucking moronic.

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visual-poetry:

»SPAMspace« by paulius nosokas

medievalpoc:

nowiloveblackberry:

medievalpoc:

wine-loving-vagabond submitted to medievalpoc:

William HogarthCaptain Lord George Graham in his Cabin,1745Oil on canvas.National Maritime Museum, London
The painting was commissioned by Graham to commemorate one of his naval battles. It features Graham along side the ship’s clerk and chaplain, and two servants, one of which plays the pipe and tabor. The relaxed ambiance of the painting contrasts heavily with the other works on naval subjects. 


IS THAT DOG WEARING A WIG


yes.

This is art

medievalpoc:

nowiloveblackberry:

medievalpoc:

wine-loving-vagabond submitted to medievalpoc:

William Hogarth
Captain Lord George Graham in his Cabin,1745
Oil on canvas.
National Maritime Museum, London

The painting was commissioned by Graham to commemorate one of his naval battles. It features Graham along side the ship’s clerk and chaplain, and two servants, one of which plays the pipe and tabor. The relaxed ambiance of the painting contrasts heavily with the other works on naval subjects. 

IS THAT DOG WEARING A WIG

image

yes.

This is art