This is one of many closed down asylums outside of Baltimore Maryland. I love these old buildings. Based on the age of all the other buildings on this asylums campus, tbis one is by far the oldest and main building they used. The building probably has quite an interesting history to it. [2576×1932]

This is one of many closed down asylums outside of Baltimore Maryland. I love these old buildings. Based on the age of all the other buildings on this asylums campus, tbis one is by far the oldest and main building… Continue Reading

The Porsmose Man, Denmark (Middle Neolithic, c. 2600 BC). The man, 35-40 years of age, was shot by two bone arrows: one (10 cm) piercing his nasal cavity; the second (12 cm) his sternum. While the first arrow wasn’t necessarily deadly the second was, as it would’ve pierced the aorta [1307×1764]

The Porsmose Man, Denmark (Middle Neolithic, c. 2600 BC). The man, 35-40 years of age, was shot by two bone arrows: one (10 cm) piercing his nasal cavity; the second (12 cm) his sternum. While the first arrow wasn’t necessarily… Continue Reading

The incredibly well-preserved body and artifacts of the Tollund man. He was discovered in a peat bog modern day Denmark and is estimated to have lived around 375-210 B.C. during the Scandinavian pre-roman iron age. One theory is that he died as a religious sacrifice. [617×347]

The incredibly well-preserved body and artifacts of the Tollund man. He was discovered in a peat bog modern day Denmark and is estimated to have lived around 375-210 B.C. during the Scandinavian pre-roman iron age. One theory is that he… Continue Reading

Varna gold treasure from Bulgaria, considered the oldest processed gold in the world dating back to the time of the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) Varna Culture, usually dated to 4400-4100 BC. [1024 x 769]

Varna gold treasure from Bulgaria, considered the oldest processed gold in the world dating back to the time of the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) Varna Culture, usually dated to 4400-4100 BC. [1024 x 769]

The 2,300-year-old bark shield is the only one of its kind ever found in Europe A unique bark shield from the Iron Age has been discovered by archaeologists from the University of Leicester, the only one of its kind ever found in Europe (source in comment) [683×1025]

The 2,300-year-old bark shield is the only one of its kind ever found in Europe A unique bark shield from the Iron Age has been discovered by archaeologists from the University of Leicester, the only one of its kind ever… Continue Reading

The body of Tollund Man (Pre-Roman Iron Age, 4th century BC), Denmark. With still preserved stubble, the man’s physical features are so well-preserved that he was mistaken for a recent murder victim upon discovery in 1950 [1200 × 1635]

The body of Tollund Man (Pre-Roman Iron Age, 4th century BC), Denmark. With still preserved stubble, the man’s physical features are so well-preserved that he was mistaken for a recent murder victim upon discovery in 1950 [1200 × 1635]

My mom took care of me and my sisters all my life, while neglecting her own pursuits to make us happy. But today, I am so proud to say that at the age of 63, she graduated from college! It’s never too late to follow your dreams. Love you, mom.

My mom took care of me and my sisters all my life, while neglecting her own pursuits to make us happy. But today, I am so proud to say that at the age of 63, she graduated from college! It’s… Continue Reading

A fantastically intricate bead made from gold, recovered from a desert site in southeastern Arabia. Early Iron Age culture, c. 1100-800 BCE. [945×744].

A fantastically intricate bead made from gold, recovered from a desert site in southeastern Arabia. Early Iron Age culture, c. 1100-800 BCE. [945×744].