The Map of Nippur: This ancient clay tablet dates to the century BC. It shows a map of the countryside around the Mesopotamian city of Nippur, located in the middle of the southern Mesopotamia floodplain, near the modern city of Diwaniyah, Iraq.
When the City of Paris assumed ownership of the Eiffel Tower in there were plans to have the structure dismantled. But because the Eiffel Tower served as a vital communications hub, the city ultimately decided to let it be.
A Reader Finishes It - Samuel Johnson - This great reading poster features a vintage photo from the Library of Congress collection and a quote by Samuel Johnson: "A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.