greeneyes55:

Sicily Italy 1956
Photo: Rene Burri 
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ancientart:

Flake with drawing of Osiris seated on his throne within a shrine. Egyptian Ptolemaic Period, 305- 30 B.C.E.

Even if he were not labeled by the hieroglyphs at the right (“Osiris, the great god”), this deity would be easy to identify. Osiris, lord of the underworld, is always shown as a mummy, often wearing the White Crown of Upper Egypt adorned with two feathers of Ma’at (cosmic harmony). Here the god holds his characteristic crook and flail and is seated in a shrine or under a canopy.
Though the almond eye, long nose, and full lips suggest a New Kingdom date (Dynasties XVIII–XX, circa 1539–1070 B.C.), many other details indicate that the sketch was made in the Ptolemaic Period. The meticulous detail, manifest in the delineation of the ear, the eye, the plaited beard, the nostril, the thumbnails, and the feather pattern of the throne, is diagnostic for Egyptian drawing and relief of the fourth through first centuries B.C.

Courtesy of & currently located at the Brooklyn Museum, USA. Via their online collections. Accession Number: 37.52E.
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oursoulsaredamned:

1718 Francisco de Quevedo Occult Visions Hell Demons Last Judgment Exorcism +
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sciencefictiongallery:

Wilson McLean - Dilation Effect, 1971.
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unfantasmarecorreeuropa:

Hombre de Aragón fustigándose por sus pecados carnales según  Trachtenbuch des Christoph Weiditz
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deathandmysticism:

Matthias Gerung, The heavenly Protestant and earthly Catholic Churches with the Antichrist on a throne surrounded by clerics, 1548
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anachoretique:

André Kertész - Hôtel de l’Avenir, Paris, 1929
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anachoretique:

This gargoyle-like Estemmenosuchus skull, discovered in Russia, comes from a large-bodied herbivore from the Late Permian. Chisel-like incisors and large canine teeth are present, but other teeth are unexpectedly small. “Estemmenosuchus” in Greek means “crowned crocodile”.
Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, Alberta
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ladykrampus:

midwest-monster:

Demon-slaying vagina


With all that is wrong and all that is awesome about this picture, all I can think about is WTF happened to make her feet so damn tiny.
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anachoretique:

Anthropoid N 3 icons Antoine Bernhart, Dorian X, Dast, Mei
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anachoretique:

Penitents from ‘Las Siete Palabras’ ‘Seven words’ brotherhood take part in a procession in Zamora, Spain, on the early hours of Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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reasonsmysoniscrying:

"I told him we’re going for a ‘walk in the woods’ - not a ‘carry my son in the woods’."

Submitted By: Jason C.
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
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Opaque  by  andbamnan