Melissa. Student of Ancient History. Enjoys astronomy, gothic architecture and finding out how things work.
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fletchingarrows:

fugaciternelle:

Coma Berenices

she commands the stars

fletchingarrows:

fugaciternelle:

Coma Berenices

she commands the stars

(via bloodmilk)

atelierentomologica:

Lea Bradovich, Queen Bee

atelierentomologica:

Lea Bradovich, Queen Bee


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

Ancient Roman gold bracelet in the form of a coiled snake

1st century AD, Pompeii (The British Museum)

(Source: joydyvision, via cabinet-de-curiosites)

historicaldetailsandstuff:

This hallway leads to the tomb of Ramses VI, who reigned in the 12th century BC.

historicaldetailsandstuff:

This hallway leads to the tomb of Ramses VI, who reigned in the 12th century BC.

(via theancientworld)

devilduck:

Iron Age shoes (ca. 400 BCE to 400 CE) found on a body in a European bog

devilduck:

Iron Age shoes (ca. 400 BCE to 400 CE) found on a body in a European bog

(Source: inneroptics, via inkfromtheoctopus)

cwthpia:

Perseus slaying Medusa, Laurent-Honoré Marqueste - 1903

cwthpia:

Perseus slaying Medusa, Laurent-Honoré Marqueste - 1903

(Source: coseartistiche, via natural-magics)

emmahyphenjane:

422. Mercury Fastening His Heel-Wings by François Rude, Detail - Musée du Louvre, Paris

emmahyphenjane:

422. Mercury Fastening His Heel-Wings by François Rude, Detail - Musée du Louvre, Paris

(via artdetails)

mererecorder:

enochliew:

Hearst Castle by Julia Morgan

The indoor mosaic-tiled pool is inspired by Roman baths.

This was a very cool place to visit.

(Source: blog.aaronmphotography.com, via bacchusapproved)

mingsonjia:

冬日莫愁湖

Winter Scenery of Mochou Lake, Nanjing City, China 

(via gentlethorn)

yajifun:

A Leopard Drawn from Life / Kunimaro
寫生猛虎之圖 歌川国麿 1860年
※参照:見世物興行年表:万延元年(1860)七

yajifun:

A Leopard Drawn from Life / Kunimaro

寫生猛虎之圖 歌川国麿 1860年

※参照:見世物興行年表:万延元年(1860)七

(via auspiciousplatypus)

willigula:

Shipwrecks in Cornwall photographed by the Gibson family, 1874-1997

(via cabinet-de-curiosites)

loverofbeauty:

Antinous Delph,i  excavated Oct. 30. 1894

loverofbeauty:

Antinous Delph,i  excavated Oct. 30. 1894

(Source: sculppp, via auspiciousplatypus)