My Fascinations

Design-love, Nature-worship, Animism, Mysticism, Arches, Archaeology, Gnosticism

tammuz:

Ivory plaque of a human-headed sphinx from the Neo-Assyrian period, Phoenician style from the 9th-8th century BC. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY.
Photo by Babylon Chronicle

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tammuz:

Ivory plaque of a human-headed sphinx from the Neo-Assyrian period, Phoenician style from the 9th-8th century BC. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY.

Photo by Babylon Chronicle

pearl-nautilus:

Art Nouveau - Glass Art by Laura Carson
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Reblogged from dubstepcholla

pearl-nautilus:

Art Nouveau - Glass Art by Laura Carson

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gezzaseyes:

The Ceiling At The NGV, Melbourne.

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gezzaseyes:

The Ceiling At The NGV, Melbourne.

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azizaesque:

Wazir Khan Masjid, Lahore’s old Walled City, Photographs by ||| Tammie

Reblogged from dubstepcholla

(Source: granny54)

colourthysoul:

Pompeo Mariani - The Sea Lover (1897)

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colourthysoul:

Pompeo Mariani - The Sea Lover (1897)

archaicwonder:

Mycenaean  Terracotta Octopus Goblet, 13th century BC
The Mycenaeans, like the Minoans, painted a wide range of sea creatures on their pottery, especially octopuses. Over time, Mycenaean artists produced ever simpler and more abstract depictions of octopuses.

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archaicwonder:

Mycenaean  Terracotta Octopus Goblet, 13th century BC

The Mycenaeans, like the Minoans, painted a wide range of sea creatures on their pottery, especially octopuses. Over time, Mycenaean artists produced ever simpler and more abstract depictions of octopuses.

(Source: vmfa.state.va.us)

virtual-artifacts:

Roundel with radiating palmettes Period: Sasanian Date: ca. 6th century A.D. Geography: Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Culture: Sasanian Medium: Stucco

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virtual-artifacts:

Roundel with radiating palmettes Period: Sasanian Date: ca. 6th century A.D. Geography: Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Culture: Sasanian Medium: Stucco

atelierentomologica:

'Fireflies' (c.1930) by Japanese artist & printmaker Ohara Koson (1877-1945)

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atelierentomologica:

'Fireflies' (c.1930) by Japanese artist & printmaker Ohara Koson (1877-1945)

yajifun:

ikotsu:

Utagawa Hiroshige, “The Ghost of a Blind Female Street Singer”, 19th century.

瞽女の幽霊 三代目歌川広重 年代不詳

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yajifun:

ikotsu:

Utagawa Hiroshige, “The Ghost of a Blind Female Street Singer”, 19th century.

瞽女の幽霊 三代目歌川広重 年代不詳