jtotheizzoe:

The oldest portrait of a woman ever found, dating from 26,000 years ago, carved in mammoth ivory and proving that even our early ancestors could capture the expressive nature of the human face in a style that was uniquely meaningful to them.
Read more about how researchers are studying artifacts like these through the lens of art rather than solely through anthropology at Short Sharp Science.

jtotheizzoe:

The oldest portrait of a woman ever found, dating from 26,000 years ago, carved in mammoth ivory and proving that even our early ancestors could capture the expressive nature of the human face in a style that was uniquely meaningful to them.

Read more about how researchers are studying artifacts like these through the lens of art rather than solely through anthropology at Short Sharp Science.


Bear headed terminal from Horse mounts 8th Century CE. Mamman, Denmark

Bear headed terminal from Horse mounts
8th Century CE. Mamman, Denmark

mork-kraft:

Viking su We Heart It.

mork-kraft:

Viking su We Heart It.

asatru-ingwaz:



Anglo-Saxon brooch 6-7c
British Museum
via Kotomi

asatru-ingwaz:

Anglo-Saxon brooch 6-7c

British Museum

via Kotomi

purys:

Antonis Mor, Portrait of Willem I of Nassau, Prince of Orange and Stadhouder (1533-1584); 105 x 81,5 cm, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Kassel;

purys:

Antonis Mor, Portrait of Willem I of Nassau, Prince of Orange and Stadhouder (1533-1584); 105 x 81,5 cm, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Kassel;