The Library of Celsus in Ephesus was built in 117 A.D as a tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, the governor of the province of Asia. The capacity of the library was more than 12,000 scrolls. It was the third richest library in ancient times after the ones in Alexandria and Pergamum.The Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Izmir Province, Turkey (by ozmen70).

The Library of Celsus in Ephesus was built in 117 A.D as a tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, the governor of the province of Asia. The capacity of the library was more than 12,000 scrolls. It was the third richest library in ancient times after the ones in Alexandria and Pergamum.The Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Izmir Province, Turkey (by ozmen70).

The tomb of Princess Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of King Charles I of England, Scotland & Ireland. She died at age 14  in 1650, a prisoner of Cromwell's government, and was buried with no memorial until Queen Victoria discovered her and commissioned this graceful effigy. Her head rests on an open Bible--a Bible had been her father's last gift to her, right before his execution.

The tomb of Princess Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of King Charles I of England, Scotland & Ireland. She died at age 14 in 1650, a prisoner of Cromwell's government, and was buried with no memorial until Queen Victoria discovered her and commissioned this graceful effigy. Her head rests on an open Bible--a Bible had been her father's last gift to her, right before his execution.

"Can you see anything?"    "Yes, wonderful things!" Howard Carter was the1st person to look into King Tut's tomb. (1923) In the Valley of the Kings, Egypt.                NOTE:  The man who funded the expedition was Lord Carnarvon, the original owner of the estate seen in the TV drama Downton Abbey, who died shortly after the tomb was opened.

Gallery Chat Special – A Walk Through King Tut’s Tomb With Howard Carter / Tres

"Can you see anything?" "Yes, wonderful things!" Howard Carter was the1st person to look into King Tut's tomb. (1923) In the Valley of the Kings, Egypt. NOTE: The man who funded the expedition was Lord Carnarvon, the original owner of the estate seen in the TV drama Downton Abbey, who died shortly after the tomb was opened.

When Jonathan Reed’s wife, Mary, died in 1893, the widower didn’t want to leave her side. In fact, he was so devoted he moved in to her tomb, where he lived (with a parrot) for over 10 years.

When Jonathan Reed’s wife, Mary, died in 1893, the widower didn’t want to leave her side. In fact, he was so devoted he moved in to her tomb, where he lived (with a parrot) for over 10 years.

Iona Abbey, Scotland.  Duncan, the Scottish king murdered by Macbeth in 1140, is reputed to be buried here, along with 47 other Scottish kings and a number of Scottish saints

Iona Abbey, Scotland. Duncan, the Scottish king murdered by Macbeth in 1140, is reputed to be buried here, along with 47 other Scottish kings and a number of Scottish saints

The unbroken seal on King Tut's tomb - Imgur as Harold Carter first saw it

The unbroken seal on King Tut's tomb

The unbroken seal on King Tut's tomb - Imgur as Harold Carter first saw it

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