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abbevillepress:  One of the amazing finds from Herculaneum: preserved food from 79 A.D. Pottery and carbonized food: bread, peas, figs, fava...

abbevillepress: One of the amazing finds from Herculaneum: preserved food from 79 A.D. Pottery and carbonized food: bread, peas, figs, fava...

Infant Triceratops | Thomas Theodore Merrylin was a rich aristocrat and “cryptozoologist” named Thomas Theodore Merrylin. Born in England in 1782, Merrylin was a mysterious recluse who dedicated his life to studying and preserving these truly odd specimens. Of course, the Merrylin Cryptid Collection is not without its skeptics. Some people believe it was all some kind of strange art project, while others are convinced of the collection’s authenticity.

Dozens Of Crates Unlock The Strange And Fascinating Merrylin Cryptid Collection

Infant Triceratops | Thomas Theodore Merrylin was a rich aristocrat and “cryptozoologist” named Thomas Theodore Merrylin. Born in England in 1782, Merrylin was a mysterious recluse who dedicated his life to studying and preserving these truly odd specimens. Of course, the Merrylin Cryptid Collection is not without its skeptics. Some people believe it was all some kind of strange art project, while others are convinced of the collection’s authenticity.

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Ancient Cypriot Late Bronze Age pottery jar, 1550 BC

Ancient Cypriot Late Bronze Age pottery jar, 1550 BC

An Egyptian long-necked vases that were employed to aid against evaporation. From the Tomb of Kha, Deir el-Medina, Dynasty XVIII.

An Egyptian long-necked vases that were employed to aid against evaporation. From the Tomb of Kha, Deir el-Medina, Dynasty XVIII.

Although covered with metres of ash and other volcanic material, the villa sustained only minor damage in the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, and the majority of its walls, ceilings, and most particularly its frescoes survived largely undamaged.

Although covered with metres of ash and other volcanic material, the villa sustained only minor damage in the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, and the majority of its walls, ceilings, and most particularly its frescoes survived largely undamaged.

ROMAN UTENSIL 1ST-3RD CE    Terracotta stove from Pompeii.  Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy

ROMAN UTENSIL 1ST-3RD CE Terracotta stove from Pompeii. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy

Pompeii - this is actually a cast of the void left by a person who was unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time when Mt. Vesuvius erupted that fateful day... Horrifying, and I cannot imagine the terror.

Pompeii - this is actually a cast of the void left by a person who was unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time when Mt. Vesuvius erupted that fateful day... Horrifying, and I cannot imagine the terror.

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