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Archeologist Spends Over 35 Years Building Enormous Scale Model of Ancient Rome – Jessica Stewart

Tucked in the residential Roman neighborhood of EUR, a sprawling 1:250 scale model displays the glory of ancient Rome. Known as the Plastico di Roma Imperiale, the plaster model was commissioned by Mussolini in 1933 and depicts Rome in the 4th century AD at the time of Constantine I. It now sits in the Museum of Roman … Continue reading Archeologist Spends Over 35 Years Building Enormous Scale Model of Ancient Rome – Jessica Stewart

25+ Blossoming Works of Art Made Out of Real Flowers – Kelly Richman-Abdou

From still-life depictions to blooming landscapes, flowers have been a tried and true inspiration for nature-loving artists throughout the course of art history. In addition to traditional paintings and photographs, however, many of today's artists have taken a more avant-garde approach to the floral craft by creating works of art made out of real flowers. As evident in this collection of … Continue reading 25+ Blossoming Works of Art Made Out of Real Flowers – Kelly Richman-Abdou

Photo Essay: A Staircase as Art — atmtx photo blog

Library Stairs – Austin, Texas As I was shooting around the new Austin Central Public Library, I became fascinated by the staircase that leads to the parking garage. Perhaps more than I should. But it was shiny, colorful and architectural. The hard geometry made it interesting, with a look that can change noticeably, just with […] … Continue reading Photo Essay: A Staircase as Art — atmtx photo blog

Uxmal: A Window Into The Maya — GALLIVANCE

To the delight of modern tourists, Maya kings sought to outdo each other with more and more impressive temples, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Uxmal (pronounced oosh-mal) is an outstanding example. via Uxmal: A Window Into The Maya — GALLIVANCE Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future research … Continue reading Uxmal: A Window Into The Maya — GALLIVANCE

The Pyramids of Giza – a Cairo layover — Around the World with Amy

Visiting the Pyramids in Egypt has always been one of my dreams. When I first joined Emirates I was so excited as Cairo was only a 3 hour flight away from Dubai. 6 years later, I still hadn’t visited mainly because I had heard that it was nearly impossible for staff to travel because the […] … Continue reading The Pyramids of Giza – a Cairo layover — Around the World with Amy

Archaeologists Discover 2,500-year-old ‘Mummification Workshop’ Near Cairo Close to Egypt’s Famous Pyramids and Find Death Masks, Offal and Even Ancient Measuring Cups — BCNN1 WP

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered an ancient mummification workshop dating back to more than 2,500 years. Specialist stumbled across the find near Egypt’s famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo. The discovery includes a mummification workshop and a shaft, which was used as a communal burial place, and is located at the Saqqara necropolis […] … Continue reading Archaeologists Discover 2,500-year-old ‘Mummification Workshop’ Near Cairo Close to Egypt’s Famous Pyramids and Find Death Masks, Offal and Even Ancient Measuring Cups — BCNN1 WP

These Unique Buildings in India Just Won the Biggest Award in Architecture – Cailey Rizzo

Famed architect Balkrishna Doshi, also known as B.V. Doshi‬, won the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize on Tuesday, making him the first Indian to do so in the award’s 40-year history. The Pritzker Prize is often referred to as the Nobel Prize of architecture. Doshi, 90, designed renowned buildings throughout his home country of India, with … Continue reading These Unique Buildings in India Just Won the Biggest Award in Architecture – Cailey Rizzo

The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia – Islamic Archeology and Culture Instagram post by Armin Hamidian • Jan 27, 2018 at 2:37pm UTC

12 Likes, 2 Comments - Armin Hamidian (@onlinemarketingscoops) on Instagram: “@sheisnotlost ... The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (Malay: Muzium Kesenian Islam Malaysia) was…” Source: Instagram post by Armin Hamidian • Jan 27, 2018 at 2:37pm UTC

Petra The Famous Archaeological Site In Jordan’s Southwestern Desert – Archeology News -Instagram post by Armin Hamidian • Jan 26, 2018 at 3:04pm UTC

13 Likes, 2 Comments - Armin Hamidian (@onlinemarketingscoops) on Instagram: “@earthfocus ... Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan's southwestern desert. Dating to…” Source: Instagram post by Armin Hamidian • Jan 26, 2018 at 3:04pm UTC

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