Ignition

To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.

ancientart:

Bracelets from ancient Iran.

The first one is from the Achaemenid period (550-330 BCE), and made of silver. The remaining bronze bracelets are from western Iran, and date to 1000-650 BCE.

Courtesy of the LACMA, via their online collectionsM.88.79M.76.97.288, & M.76.97.285.


The head of a funerary couch in the form of a cheetah with tears falling from his eyes.
Book: Tutankhamen’s Treasures

Ancient Roman gold bracelet in the form of a coiled snake
1st century AD, Pompeii (The British Museum)
passion4plants:

dahlia ‘arabian night’it’s hard to capture the right colorthe surface is very velvety so it’ll look different from each angleit’s a very intense and dark redone of my favorite dahlias

passion4plants:

dahlia ‘arabian night’

it’s hard to capture the right color
the surface is very velvety so it’ll look different from each angle
it’s a very intense and dark red

one of my favorite dahlias

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vergen:

The Three Ages of Woman by Gustav Klimt (1905)

vergen:

The Three Ages of Woman by Gustav Klimt (1905)

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vergen:

Morning on the Seine near Giverny by Claude Monet

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non-westernhistoricalfashion:

Diadem with Heads of Gazelles and a Stag
ca. 1648–1540 B.C.
Egypt

(Source: metmuseum.org, via shortbreadstuff)

crystalcrocodile:

mineralists:

Colorful Druzy Quartz Cab

or real life soul gemwho knows

crystalcrocodile:

mineralists:

Colorful Druzy Quartz Cab

or real life soul gem

who knows

(Source: etsy.com, via barefoot-vegan)

fleurdulys:

Sandy Bay Yacht Club Regatta - Reynolds Beal

fleurdulys:

Sandy Bay Yacht Club Regatta - Reynolds Beal

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mothxwings:

*cums*

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diomedeia:

art history meme. 1/4 colors

yellow
» featuring: caravaggio, christus ravenna mosaic, pieter bruegel, vincent van gogh, marcel duchamp, lawrence alma-tadema

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ancientart:

Art of the Maya archaeological site of Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.

Founded in the Late Preclassic, and peaking between about AD 500 and 700, Palenque is a well-known Maya site with particularly remarkable, and well preserved, sculptural and architectural remains.

Photos by Richard Weil.

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