Please look at the photos of the Borovo Vase or Borovo Amphora - 4thc BC - and tell me WHERE women wore clothing like that of Ariadne on this beautiful artifact. It is not a Greek chiton. The diaphonous skirt - quite distinct from the top - is the same as that worn by Dionysos. These skirts are diaphanous and decorated with the triple-dot motif - also seen on the clothing of the Maenads on this vase. However, the top looks like a fitted jacket richly decorated with gold embroidery or passmenterie. If the date were not known, this jacket could be medieval - or later! I have asked many academics - no one has been able to answer this question. The Borovo amphora was probably made in the Odryssian Kingdom, on the Black Sea, so - Persian influence? Or Scythian, maybe?
Police throw arbitrary gas bombs to an apartment complex in Beyllikduzu, istanbul
Six Eggs, from the Series Casanova by Salvador Dali. 1967
Aurora Consurgens, 15th century, Zürich Zentralbibliothek.
(MS. Rhenoviensis 172)
Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872-1944), Mill in the evening, 1908. Oil on canvas, 103 x 86 cm.
L’arbre Bleu tempera sur carton
The Bleu tree will tempera on paperboard 75,5x99,5 cm
Anonymous asked: Beni Pehakamen tomb in Abd el Gurna - do you happen to know where to find images from the tomb?
I’ll just publish it- may be it’ll help.
Gemini tattoo by Samuel Steward
I have finally committed myself to reading the rest of Secret Historian (more than half way through) and I’m obsessed and fascinated by this man… in honor of him, decided I am going to get a design of his (maybe this one since I’m a Gemini) somewhere on my body….
I highly recommend this book! a FEW “fun facts” off the top of my head…so far…
1. Close friends with Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.
2. Has sex with Rudolph Valentino (and makes a shrine using Valentino’s pubic hair)
3. Has oral sex with co-worker, Roy Fitzgerald (Rock Hudson), in the store freight elevator.
4. Receives photographs from/by George Platt Lynes in exchange for his erotic stories (GPL was an early supporter of his writings).
5. Becomes a tattoo artist in his early 40’s.
6. Courted Dode Brando at their A.A. meetings (1940’s) in hopes of meeting her handsome son, Marlon Jr.
7. “Unofficial collaborator” with Alfred Kinsey and the Institute For Sex Research.
8. Steward (tattoo artist name: Phil Sparrow) did Kenneth Anger’s Lucifer chest tattoo.
Polyphemus. Friedrich Preller the elder. German. 1804-1878. detail from mural ‘the Odyssey’. Neues Museum. Berlin.
You Saw This Coming of the Day: Game of Thrones Premiere Downloaded Over 1M Times
With more than 4.2 million downloads per episode, Game of Thrones was the most pirated television show of 2012. However, less than 24 hours after the HBO epic fantasy show’s third season premiere, TorrentFreak reported the episode had already been downloaded more than a million times, with one torrent having more than 160,000 simultaneous connections. No torrent has had that many connections since September 23rd, 2008, when more than 144,000 people downloaded the third season premiere of Heroes at once.
TorrentFreak also broke down the locations of the pirates, finding that Australia had the highest piracy rate while London had the highest concentration of pirates amongst major cities. Despite the massive amounts of downloads, the television premiere saw 6.7 million US viewers, despite airing against The Walking Dead’s season finale.