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    1573 Johanna Voet de Boodt & her daughters

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    18th century fashion for hair piled high (tall was all the rage) in England...

    A Queen's First Appearance: Marie Antoinette's hair

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    The Shigir Idol is the most ancient wooden sculpture in the world, made during the Mesolithic period, around 7,500 BCE. It is displayed in the "Historic Exhibition" Museum in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The radiocarbon dating carried out confirmed by the Institute of Geology of the Academy of Science of Russia in Moscow, gives an age of 9,500 years. It is the most ancient known wooden sculpture in the world.

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    9 Worlds in Scandinavian Mythology

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    Hittite relief of tree of life and two rampant goats. Karatepe 1300 BC.

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    Yggdrasil, the Norse Tree of the Universe which connected all worlds #asatru

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    Tutankhamun's sarcophaguses. Egypt

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    Etruscan Bronze Helmet, Montefortino Type, Circa 4th-3rd Century BCE. The Montefortino helmet was a type of Celtic, and later Roman, military helmet.

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    Celctic bronze and lapis sword, 3rd century BCE

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    Tomb of Nefertari, (wife of Ramses II) the "Sistine Chapel of Ancient Egypt", discovered by Ernesto Schiaparelli in 1904, Valley of the Queens, Theben. Astrogeo. pos.: located in 2 earth signs. Defensive, self protective Virgo a typical indicator for egyptian tombs in regard to the protection of tombs from grave robbers & highly profitable earth sign Taurus indicator for local centres, money and wealth. Valid for field level 4 which describes the atmosphere of the tomb itself

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    A painting of an Egyptian priestess or queen wearing the vulture crown of Nekhbet. This piece was the cover of Gnosis magazine around 1992.

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    A young Empress Marie Romanov---Tsar Nicholas' mother and Alexandra's mother in law (prior to her marriage to Tsar Alexander III she was a Princess of Denmark)

    Dresses of the last two Romanov Empresses. - Madame Guillotine

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    Princess Josephine of Leuchtenberg, Queen consort of Sweden and Norway

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    Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers and his wife, Jaquetta of Luxembourg. They are the parents of Elizabeth Woodville.

    - Person Page 104

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    Rose Wilder Lane was born in 1886, in De Smet, Dakota Territory. She was the first child of Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the "Little House on the Prairie" book series for children? Rose's story is inspiring, she was a very accomplished woman.

    The Amazing Life of Rose Wilder Lane

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    On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."

    Jesse's Café Américain: On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943

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    Egyptian Melon Bead Necklace ca 1550 - 1425 B.C. - 29 inches and beads 1 - 1.3 cm diameter

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    Painter's Palette Inscribed with the Name of Amenhotep III ca. 1390-1353 B.C. Country of Origin Egypt; Probably from Upper Egypt; Thebes

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    The Last Emperor Puyi and his mother

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    Robert I, popularly known as Robert the Bruce, was King of Scots from 25 March 1306, until his death in 1329. He became one of Scotland's greatest kings, as well as one of the most famous warriors of his generation, eventually leading Scotland during the Wars of Scottish Independence against the Kingdom of England. He claimed the Scottish throne as a fourth great-grandson of David I, and fought successfully during his reign to regain Scotland's place as an independent nation.

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    Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1587 - (Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland) was queen regnant of Scotland. Mary spent most of her childhood in France whilst Scotland was ruled by regents, and in 1558, she married Francis, Dauphin of France. Vivacious, beautiful, and clever, Mary had a promising childhood. She was considered a pretty child and later, as a woman, strikingly attractive. She was a favourite with everyone, except Henry II's wife Catherine de' Medici.

    a lovely being - journal

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    This is from the buzzfeed post I just posted but had to make sure you saw it I literally can't stop laughing at the tumblr comment.

    27 Times Tumblr Used Art History Perfectly To Make A Point

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    Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia (1899-1918 AD) in historical costume. Photoshopped and colored. The original pictures (body) from Lorivintage55

    Maria in historical costume by VelkokneznaMaria on DeviantArt

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    Mary, Queen of Scots was born in December 1542 in Linlithgow Palace, the only child of James V of Scotland and his wife, Mary of Guise. When she was six days old her father died and she became queen. Her mother acted as regent in her stead. At just five years of age Mary was betrothed to Henry VIII's son, Edward. But her Catholic guardians were opposed to the match and took the young Mary to Stirling Castle, breaking the agreement. Henry ordered a series of savage raids into Scotland

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    Archduchess Anna, Daughter of Ferdinand I. By Jakob Seisenegger, circa 1545. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Austria.

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