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E-Tomb There are information storage devices and bluetooth transmitters in the e-tomb. Relatives and friends of the deceased can visit the web spaces using a smart phone.

Elisa Emma King's Botanical Display - done for the Crystal Palace in 1851, this is an exquisite collection of skeleton leaves, fruits, and flowers which took her from March 1850 to January 1851, in her late 20s, to create.

Log Couch

DIY glow jars!!

Very cool!

Man sitting in the jaws of a fossil shark, c. 1910s.

Lady of Auxerre, statue of goddess or kore, ca. 6650 все.

Selected Jewels of Pforzheim: Gold snake bracelet with garnet, from the Greek-Hellenistic period; 3rd to 2nd century B.C. Gold snake bracelet with garnet, from the Greek-Hellenistic period, 3rd-to-2nd century BC.

Limestone cosmetic tray with sphinx, 6th–5th century B.C.

From ancient Egypt, Cleopatra's bangle

Rock Crystal Ball Part of a hoard of objects buried in a grave in Picquigny, France. Frankish workmanship, c. 600-700. Ashmolean

Beadnet Dress c.2551-2528 BCE Egyptian Old Kingdom, Dynasty IV

173 manufacturers that will send you coupons if you just email them.

Queen Ahmes Nefertari with vulture headdress

Girdle book, a kind of binding in use in the 15th-16th centuries. The book has an extended covering of soft leather that ends in a knot made so that the book can be hung from the girdle or belt & swung upward for reading while still attached to the belt. This binding is from about 1540 but the manuscript itself is a little older. The manuscript is of a legal nature – the Law of Jutland i.a.

Gold locket with the hair of Queen Marie Antoinette: British Museum

Great idea for body shops and garages.

DIY Dog House with Roof Top Deck

The Lycian "Harpy Tomb", a marble pillar tomb from 480-470 B.C. The the Greek Archaic style carvings of four winged female figures, Harpies" that covered the tomb were removed by Charles Fellows and are now in the British Museum. Xanthos UNESCO World Heritage Archaeological Site, Turkey

Ancient Roman statue of Zeus

So cool!

Norse knotwork. Just beautiful ... notice the similarity to Celtic knot designs.

Viking round shield-Viking influence on Ireland.

Nevada Indian legend of 12 foot red-haired giants that lived in the area when they arrived. The story has the Native American's killing off the giants at a cave. Excavations of guano in 1911 turned up this human jaw. Here it is compared to a casting of a normal man's jawbone. In 1931 two skeletons were found in a lake bed. One was 8' tall, the other just under 10' tall.