Silver lamella with greek magical inscription. It represents a type of amulet apparently in widespread use throughout the Roman empire. Such phylakteries served to protect the bearer from a specified disease or, more generally, from harm, evil, or demonic influences. The amulets engraved on slips of precious metal and worn to secure victory, improve business, or gain favor. Usually rolled up or folded and inserted into a tubular case hung around the neck.
Astrape, goddess of lightning | Greek vase, Apulian red figure loutrophoros Detail of figure Astrape (Lightning Bolt). Astrape stands beside the throne of Zeus, bearing his thunderbolt in her hand. She is depicted as Astraia (constellation Virgo), the goddess of justice, with the usual attributes of a star-god: wings, flaming torch and shining aureole.
Types of folds w/Photos. Ge-ology IN. Monocline: local warping in horizontal strata. Rock beds lying at two levels separated by steep inclined Iimbs. It is formed by vertical movement & generally found below a monocline, a step-like fold in rock strata consisting of a zone of steeper dip w/in an otherwise horizontal or gently-dipping sequence