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ancient-egypts-secrets:

Ma’at, the Winged Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Harmony. 
19th Dynasty. 
Tomb of pharaoh Siptah (reign as a child 1197 – 1191 BC). 
Valley of the Kings. Western Thebes. Egypt
oldpainting:

Attribuito a Kerstiaen de Keuninck (1560-1633) - La caduta di Fetonte by Occhio Fantastico on Flickr.
oldpainting:

Arthur Rackham “Undine” (1909) Chapter XVIII “Knight Huldband is Married” by Plum leaves on Flickr.

Arthur Rackham (English, 1867-1939) leading ‘Golden Age’ illustrator.
“Undine” (novella) by Friedrich de la Motte FouquéI - Undine, a water spirit, marries a knight in order to gain a soul. Contains some themes similar to “The Little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Andersen.
Read online: archive.org/stream/undine00lamo#page/n7/mode/2up
nemfrog:

Book cover. 1887.
booksnbuildings:

Drawings of four kinds of fruit trees and explanatory texts, from an Italian illuminated manuscript (Ferrara, circa 1450-1475)
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Amethyst Garden by christi15
scienceinprogress:

untitled by Kmecu on Flickr.
prettylittleflower:

Fantasia by josechino2424 on Flickr.

John Brett - Man of War Rocks, Coast of Dorset (detail).
fletchingarrows:

mamaadweyaashkaa:

mangomamita:


Corsican vendetta knife with floral detail

che la mia ferita sia mortale"may my wound be deadly"

holy shit

we should all have a knife like this, ladylike and deadly
enchantedsleeper:

Japanese Lanterns (1895), Luther Emerson Van Gorder