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Cypro syllabic inscription.s.VI BC. Cyprus Archaeological Museum. Lefkosia.

Cypro syllabic inscription.s.VI BC. Cyprus Archaeological Museum. Lefkosia.

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Smithsonian: Historically Hardcore History is so much more bad ass than us

A graphical history of the evolution of death rituals throughout human history.

The Evolution of Funerals - Infographic

A graphical history of the evolution of death rituals throughout human history, via MySendoff

Old snaps you have to see. Part 19

Old snaps you have to see. Browse new photos about Old snaps you have to see.

These photographers may have never known the significance of the pictures they took and that millions would be marveling at them in the future. From thousands of images, I chose these to give us a rare and fascinating look at how different (and similar) life used to be.:

These photographers may have never known the significance of the pictures they took and that millions would be marveling at them in the future. From thousands of images, rare and fascinating look at how different (and similar) life used to be.

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze. these pictures are awesome.<< history is fucked up

Camel on rock carving site in Abar Hima - Saudi Arabia   Eric Lafforgue

Camel on rock carving site in Abar Hima - Saudi Arabia Eric Lafforgue

Resultado de imagen de early sumerian pictographic tablet

Writing Begins as a System of Pictographs created by the Sumerians and cuneiform writing began as a system of pictographs written with styli on clay tablets.Writing emerged in the context of temple bureaucracy and record keeping

Andreas Alciato, Fortune Emblem - Alciato, celebrated legal scholar of early sixteenth-century Italy, was known for his work in philology and ancient law. Emblems, for him, were a diversion. His Emblemata influenced the arts throughout the Continent and England, including the French Court. Marie de Guise adopted the emblem of the phoenix rising from the flames; her daughter, Mary Queen of Scots, adopted the emblem of the marigold (Daly, 1988).

Alciato: Emblem of Fortune

Diagrammatic workcharts created by Michael Ventris while decoding the Linear B tablets (1951–53). This is a combo syllabic-ideogram system of graphic annotation that he proved to be Greek, as it existed some 600 years before the appearance of the Greek alphabet. Ventris was trained as an architect at the AA and died in a car crash at age 34, just a few years after breaking the code.

Diagrammatic workcharts created by Michael Ventris while decoding the Linear B tablets (1951–53). This is a combo syllabic-ideogram system of graphic annotation that he proved to be Greek, as it existed some 600 years before the appearance of the Greek alphabet. Ventris was trained as an architect at the AA and died in a car crash at age 34, just a few years after breaking the code.

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