A spotted hyena takes a juicy bone away from the clan to enjoy in peace… Amazing animals and among the most intelligent in the African savannah, but incorrectly much maligned sadly! [OC]

A spotted hyena takes a juicy bone away from the clan to enjoy in peace… Amazing animals and among the most intelligent in the African savannah, but incorrectly much maligned sadly! [OC]

Norinco Type 80. Basically a Tokarev-spitting homage to the Mauser/Shaanxi Broomhandles that was extremely popular among early 20th Century Chinese armies. A

Norinco Type 80. Basically a Tokarev-spitting homage to the Mauser/Shaanxi Broomhandles that was extremely popular among early 20th Century Chinese armies. A

The Alunda Moose (Sweden, ca. 2000 BC). A ceremonial axe head fashioned from diorite. It is considered among the most beautiful, neolithic animal sculptures from the Nordic countries [640 x 426]

The Alunda Moose (Sweden, ca. 2000 BC). A ceremonial axe head fashioned from diorite. It is considered among the most beautiful, neolithic animal sculptures from the Nordic countries [640 x 426]

In the south of England, in the village of Stoke Gifford, the remains of a Roman villa were found. Among ruins was also discovered bronze lamp, which is dated to the 1st century CE. [615×433]

In the south of England, in the village of Stoke Gifford, the remains of a Roman villa were found. Among ruins was also discovered bronze lamp, which is dated to the 1st century CE. [615×433]

Parthian helmet, made in Iran or eastern Anatolia, 1st–3rd century AD This is a brass helmet in the form of a Kedaris (the headdress popular among the nomadic peoples of Anatolia), with elaborately chased patterning imitating the quilted fabric, and rosettes on the sides and peak [1280×1554]

Parthian helmet, made in Iran or eastern Anatolia, 1st–3rd century AD This is a brass helmet in the form of a Kedaris (the headdress popular among the nomadic peoples of Anatolia), with elaborately chased patterning imitating the quilted fabric, and… Continue Reading