The circles of rushes of the crown of thorns purportedly worn by Jesus Christ during crucifixion. Presented to King Louis IX of France by Baldwin II, the Latin Emperor of Constantinople in 1238 A.D. It was saved from the flames at Notre Dame in 2019 A.D. [550×550]

The circles of rushes of the crown of thorns purportedly worn by Jesus Christ during crucifixion. Presented to King Louis IX of France by Baldwin II, the Latin Emperor of Constantinople in 1238 A.D. It was saved from the flames… Continue Reading

[OS] Standing Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa) with Circular Halo; Sui Dynasty (581-618 A.D.); China; Harvard Art Museum 1943.53.43 [1585×2400]

[OS] Standing Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa) with Circular Halo; Sui Dynasty (581-618 A.D.); China; Harvard Art Museum 1943.53.43 [1585×2400]

Stella funded by rafters from Parisium with inscription clearly mentioning that on the place of Notre Dame Cathedral in Roman times was located Temples of Jupiter and Isis. Located in Lutece. [654×2068]

Stella funded by rafters from Parisium with inscription clearly mentioning that on the place of Notre Dame Cathedral in Roman times was located Temples of Jupiter and Isis. Located in Lutece. [654×2068]

Tabloid medicine chest carried by Walter Wellmann and Melvin Vaniman during their attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a powered airship called America in September 1910. [4086×2832]

Tabloid medicine chest carried by Walter Wellmann and Melvin Vaniman during their attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a powered airship called America in September 1910. [4086×2832]

Statue of Augustus in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. The gallery is a private property of the Colonna family, it is open only on Saturday and we can only visit it with a guide. [600×1234]

Statue of Augustus in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. The gallery is a private property of the Colonna family, it is open only on Saturday and we can only visit it with a guide. [600×1234]

A collection of (Lantakas and Cetbang), Pre-Hispanic/Pre-Colonial firearms of the Philippines and Southeast Asia, The National Museum of the Philippines.[1334×1334]

A collection of (Lantakas and Cetbang), Pre-Hispanic/Pre-Colonial firearms of the Philippines and Southeast Asia, The National Museum of the Philippines.[1334×1334]

Apollo statue with the head of Trajan, located in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. Interestingly, probably a restorer, he connected Trajan’s head to “the body” by mistake. [700×1131]

Apollo statue with the head of Trajan, located in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. Interestingly, probably a restorer, he connected Trajan’s head to “the body” by mistake. [700×1131]