Ngyen Khag Taktsang Monastery, Bhutan

Buddha at Ngyen Khag Taktsang Monastery (fake photo, real place. the caved buddha is fake, but the whole place is real in China)

Osiris

Ancient Egypt: Greek and Roman rule - Ancient Man and His First Civilizations. ( why has no one commented on the fact that Osiris, as depicted here, was obviously of Black African origin?

Isis

Isis, the main goddess of the Egyptian pantheon, is associated with pharaohs and the Underworld.

VI.17.42 Pompeii. Oecus 32. Part of Garden fresco from north wall. Inventory number 40690.    Photograph courtesy of Stefano Bolognini (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons.

Oecus Part of Garden fresco from north wall. Inventory number Photograph courtesy of Stefano Bolognini (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons.

Oval gem with the head of Sirius (the Dog Star)  Roman, Republican or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.

Oval gem with the head of Sirius, Roman, Republican or Early Imperial Period, century BC

VI.12.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Ala on west side of atrium.    Detail of mosaic picture of doves pulling a necklace from a jewellery box.

Pompeii ~ Casa del Fauno or House of the Faun ~ December Ala on West side of Atrium. Detail of mosaic picture of Doves pulling a necklace from a jewellery box.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2004.    Room 21, north wall of cubiculum of Mars and Venus.    Copy of painting of the Love of Mars and Venus.

December Room north wall of cubiculum of Mars and Venus. Copy of painting of the Love of Mars and Venus.

Mound Builders: The 8 Dieities of the Sioux Indians and the Ohio Hopewell Earthworks

Mound Builders: The 8 Dieities of the Sioux Indians and the Ohio Hopewell Earthworks

Recently found in Aswan, Egypt, the obelisk was ordered by Hatshepsut in the mid 1500s BC. For some reason the obolisk was never finished, even though it would have been the largest Egyptian obelisk ever erected.

The Unfinished Obelisk: Recently found in Aswan, Egypt, the obelisk was ordered by Hatshepsut in the mid BC and could have been the largest Egyptian obelisk ever erected--if it were completed. (Work at an archaeological dig in Egypt.

Article:  Nevermind the Apocalypse: Earliest Mayan Calendar Found  Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer  Date: 10 May 2012 Time: 01:56 PM ET  The oldest-known version of the ancient Maya calendar has been discovered adorning a lavishly painted wall in the ruins of a city deep in the Guatemalan rainforest.

Nevermind the Apocalypse: Earliest Mayan Calendar Found

Nevermind the Apocalypse: Earliest Mayan Calendar Found: - The oldest-known version of the ancient Maya calendar has been discovered adorning a lavishly painted wall in the ruins of a city deep in the Guatemalan rainforest.

Mound Builders: Hopewell Numerology, The Earth Mother and 215 Feet

This the vesica pisca henge at Mounds Sate Park, that represents to circles overlapping at the center points. This shape is associated with Earth Mother worship, which is what these earthworks and site was dedicated to.

IX.7.20.  Casa degli Archi or House of the Arches.  December 2007.  Mosaic fountain.  Arched top with Venus in a shell and bathing figures.

Casa degli Archi or House of the Arches. Arched top with Venus in a shell and bathing figures.

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