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    Dublin, Ireland ----- A young girl attends the 2012 St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin wearing a dress made by her great grandmother. Members of the Irish Traveller community, her family follows a tradition of passing down handmade clothes to younger generations. The girl’s mother also wore this dress.

    Young Daughter of the Picts, c.1585, by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues

    Mesolithic female shaman of Bad Dürrenberg, 7000-6500 bce, with reconstructed regalia from animal bones, horns, teeth, and shells. From a wonderful color-illustrated pdf of "Archaeological Finds from Germany" from the paleolithic to the christian era. Other interesting finds too.

    Owston Abbey 'Green Man', a fifteenth-century wooden carving from an Augustinian abbey church; a symbol of natural/foliage renewal. (Charmwood Museum/Leicestershire County Council)

    The Emblematic Hand of the Mysteries (in Antiquitas explanatione et schematibus illustrata)

    The myth of Narcissus, stucco relief, Stabiae. Antiquarium, Castellammare di Stabia, Italy

    Apotheosis of Antoninus and Faustina, from the base of the Column of Antoninus in fhe Campus Martius (now Piazza di Montecitorio), Home. Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican City

    Sphinx, probably a table support. Roman 120-140 CE from Monte Cagnolo outside Lanuvium near Rome, Italy. By mharrsch on Flickr.

    Le Thot, Lascaux, France

    Hathor Hathor was a cow-goddess, depicted as a cow, a cow-headed woman, or a woman with a cow's horns and ears. She was known as the Golden One, Lady of Love, Music and Intoxication, and her main cult centre was at Dendera. She was a symbol of motherhood and fertility, the suckler of the king, and the patron-goddess of unmarried women. Also, with the help of the dwarf-like god Bes, she protected women in childbirth. As Hathor-of-the-West she was a goddess of the dead.

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    The Rod and ring symbol is a symbol that is depicted on Mesopotamian stelas, cylinder seals and reliefs.


    Gustav-Adolf Mossa - Sainte Ursule

    1940. U.K. A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid on October 8, 1940, reading a book titled “The History of London.”

    A tale of heroic librarians - Librarians, curators, and museum directors saved most of Timbuktu's manuscripts

    Derinkuyu Underground City In Derinkuyu, Turkey there is an underground city with 11 levels. It's able to hold 30-50 thousand people.

    This Olmec Statue depicts a shaman in what is very similar to the Scorpion Asana of classical yoga. The Olmecs are older than the Mayans, and the most ancient civilisation discovered in Mexico.

    Large Sphinx of Naxos sitting on an Ionic column circa 560 B.C. Delphi Archaeological Museum.

    St. Brigid of Ireland. Feast day is Imbolc (February 1st). Saint Brigid is the patron saint & guardian of poor subsistence farmers, she protects the harvest; she increases the yield of cow, dairy and sheep. Saint Brigid is also the patron saint of studies and learning.

    3 wise men

    Ellen Rogers