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The 400 Blows (1959) - François Truffaut
Ivan’s Childhood (1962) - Andrei Tarkovsky

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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

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winterduck:

Anarchy is fucking moronic.

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