Created 12-Mar-16
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Language from ca. 2400BC is prettier than our language. (Tomb Chapel of Raemkai.)Not tonight. I've got a headache. (Statue of Kaipunesut, from ca. 2500BC)"Hawky want an ankhy?" (Reliefs of Amenemhat I, ca. 1990BC)Wonder if the toe was missing, or just the trinket. (Funerary equipment belonging to wives of Thutmose III.)Ceiling fragments from the palace of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390BCLike a boss. (Sarcophagus of Horkhebit, ca. 590BC)Temple of Dendur, ca. 15BCTemple of Dendur, ca. 15BCThe Preistess Tagerem (ca. 300 BC)Metropolitan Museum of Art classical courtyardMet classical courtyardMet Armory HallImagine needing to sword fight for your life with only that much visualization available.I find the smiling faces on many of these armor masks to be amusing. (ca. 1400AD)The original Dicknose. Note, though, that the nosepiece was detachable.Met Armory Hall"Hi! I'm as pleased a punch to make it easy for you to stab me in the face." (ca. 1800AD)Met Armory HallSaint Firmin holding his head. (ca. 1250AD)Met Museum of Art architecture