THIS IS WHY I NEVER SMILE IT IS GROTESQUE UGH
I was laughing because I could hear someone down the hall having a violent bowel movement and it was echoing around me in the hallway like a monsoon gale. Oh my god.
Lo-res 120mm film scan.
A toue (shepherd’s shelter) in the Pyrénées.
Submitted by Catherine Cussy.
These winged and bearded bulls, now housed in the Louvre in Paris, once guarded the entryway to the fortress of the Assyrian king Sargon II. Presumably, they did a pretty good job. Cloven hooves, elephantine bulk and beards like battering rams make for a truly frightening mythical creature.
Image Credit: © Sylvain Sonnet/Corbis
Beautiful sandstone dry wall with tree. The leaves are moss-covered granite fieldstones. Built by a man, in memory of his wife. Ontario.
1,790 notes later, I am convinced that we are all capable of seeing beauty in the same places, if we only open our eyes….
"Wait a minute. Luigi, dogs can’t talk!"
Hyksos Anra Scarab, Ancient Egypt, ca. 1786-1569 BCE
Anra scarabs are marked by their symmetrical inscriptions and date to the time of the rule of the Hyksos, a West Asian people that took control of ancient Egypt and ushered in the beginning of the Second Intermediate Period.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art