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Detail of a ship in the eastern Indian Ocean on the egg globe. Image credit: Washington Map Society

Detail of a ship in the eastern Indian Ocean on the egg globe.

The oldest surviving medical document about 1600 years old describing approximately 48 treatments and observations and conditions in detail

The Ancient Egyptian Edwin Smith papyrus, the world’s oldest surviving surgical document. “ Written in hieratic script in ancient Egypt around 1600 B., the text describes anatomical observations and.

Travel, World Heritage Mysteries, Peru | Take a flight over Nazca Lines, at South Peru Amazing! Did you know new research suggests they may have been used by two separate groups of people to make pilgrimage to an ancient temple?! #nature #awesome 05/2015

Mysterious Nazca Line Geoglyphs Formed Ancient Pilgrimage Route

Week 4 'The Monkey' Nazca Line, Nazca, Peru. The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru.

The Gerry-mander!  From http://xenohistorian.faithweb.com/northam/

"This plan is the most grotesque partisan gerrymander that I, as a political scientist, have ever seen,"

Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, A Mermaid, Archery, Scripts, Language, Speech And Language, Script

old-map-of-seoul-korea-culture-ananzon.jpg (500×397)

old map of seoul, korea

An Entirely New & Accurate Survey Of The County Of Kent, With Part Of The County Of Essex, by William Mudge, 1801.

New & Accurate Survey Of Kent by William Mudge 1801

#Siberia: Its name originates from the Siberian Tatar word for "sleeping land." It accounts for 77 percent of #Russia's land but is home to only 27 percent of the country's population. Photo taken by @joanna_skladanek. #localculture #comissionculture #storytelling #wanderlust #viewfromatop

Its name originates from the Siberian Tatar word for "sleeping land." It accounts for 77 percent of land but is home to only 27 percent of the country's population.

Diego Gutiérrez, Spanish & Hieronymous Cock, Dutch / 16th century map The Americas, or A New and Precise Description of the Fourth Part of the World or Americae sive quartae orbis partis nova et exactissima description, 1562, Antwerp ... six-paneled engraved map of the New World (South America, east coast of North America)w/ images of sea monsters and exotic wildlife

In 1562 Map-Makers Thought America Was Full of Mermaids, Giants, and Dragons

Ptolemy Cosmographia 1467 - world map - Age of Discovery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Long Tailed Tits on Blackthorn linocut print

Long Tailed Tits on Blackthorn linocut print

Street Work, Linocut Prints, Embroidery Ideas, Machine Embroidery, Hand Prints, Lollipops, Block Prints, Joy, Felt

Map of Quito, Ecuador, and surroundings (1750) #ecuador #map

Map of the province of Quito and its surroundings, Ecuador,

The Treaty of Kadesh. Discovered in the ruins of Hattusa. It is the oldest peace treaty known to date. Made by The Egyptian and Hititte empire to keep the piece after almost 200 years of fighting. It was concluded by Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses II and Hittite King Hattusili III. It was concluded around 1259 BC. A copy of this treaty is displayed at the United Nations headquaters in New York.

Egyptians & Hittites sign the earliest known peace treaty at the end of the Battle of Kadesh. dynasty, reign of Rameses II.

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A book and a blog

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I've just been reminded by a Twitter friend  that today, 20th January, is St Agnes' Eve.     St. Agnes' Eve — Ah, bitter chill it was!   Th...

Celia Hart linocuts and woodcuts 'Night flight' 15 x 16 cm

Yikartu Bumba Turlapunja (rockhole)

Turlapunja (rockhole) by Yikartu Bumba. Acrylic On Linen

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Week One: Find at least 2 images of relief prints that you really like! Pin them to your board and explain what you like about them in the description box. Pinecone Relief Print by laurensmucker

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