Rogier van der Weyden, Crucifixion Triptych, left wing, c. 1445, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Wheel of fortune. Valerius Maximus, Facta et dicta memorabilia . France, mid-15th century. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 43, f. 37
Luca Signorelli. The Hell. Detail. Fresco. 1499-1502. Orvieto Cathedral, San Brizio Chapel, Orvieto, Italy
deutschemark: 1. Austrian Empire: Crown of Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor2. German Empire: German State Crown3. Russian Empire: Great Imper...
Emperor Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1576–1612)
Burg Eltz Castle, Moselle River Germany
'Vampire Cemetery' Found in Poland -- 17 skeletons buried with their severed skulls placed between the knees or hands have been uncovered in Poland. The burial practice is how vampires used to be interred according to archaeologists. The bodies date from the 15th or 16th centuries when the fear of vampires was widespread in Eastern Europe.
Love Hieroglyphics. A have a large cartouche of my own that was made in Egypt. I designed it & drew the size I wanted. I had a small one with my name on it, but I wanted something unusal & different. They did such beautiful work. My husbands friend owned a jewerly shop in Alexandria. I hope to go someday. V.
Egypt, such an intelligent, ancient society. Bab el Luk, Cairo, Egypt. @Laura Jayson Jayson Jeanne S via Wilma D.