Roman mosaic showing god Bacchus sitting on the back of a leopard. Object is dated back to 3rd-4th century CE and is located in the remains of imperial palace at Felix Romuliana (current Gamzigrad, eastern Serbia). [708×800]

Roman mosaic showing god Bacchus sitting on the back of a leopard. Object is dated back to 3rd-4th century CE and is located in the remains of imperial palace at Felix Romuliana (current Gamzigrad, eastern Serbia). [708×800]

Railroad bridge over the Back River, Cape Cod (my lady tells me the signal flag graphics say Lobster Trap—a popular and tasty eatery out of sight to the right). This river is tidal, and a pretty frisky current runs through there when the tid changes. [2437×2081][oc]

Railroad bridge over the Back River, Cape Cod (my lady tells me the signal flag graphics say Lobster Trap—a popular and tasty eatery out of sight to the right). This river is tidal, and a pretty frisky current runs through… Continue Reading

1820 Cabin in Northern Virginia for sale cheap!! Back Taxes are due by new owner. Current owners first tax bill was 2013! No one knows how many years of taxes are due! Amazingly the same family have owned this stead since 1820!

1820 Cabin in Northern Virginia for sale cheap!! Back Taxes are due by new owner. Current owners first tax bill was 2013! No one knows how many years of taxes are due! Amazingly the same family have owned this stead… Continue Reading

Two copper and zinc chains, French, c. 1855-1870. When placed next to the skin, the copper and zinc chains produced a mild electric current which was used to treat rheumatism and neuralgia as well as sexual and reproductive problems. [4256×2832]

Two copper and zinc chains, French, c. 1855-1870. When placed next to the skin, the copper and zinc chains produced a mild electric current which was used to treat rheumatism and neuralgia as well as sexual and reproductive problems. [4256×2832]

Roman comb made of animal bone. Object dated back to 4th century CE. It was found in ancient Sirmium current Sremska Mitrovica (northern Serbia). Currently located in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

Roman comb made of animal bone. Object dated back to 4th century CE. It was found in ancient Sirmium current Sremska Mitrovica (northern Serbia). Currently located in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

Roman iron knife with decorated handle carved of animal bone. Dated back to 3rd-4th century CE, found in ancient Sirmium (current northern Serbia). Can be seen in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

Roman iron knife with decorated handle carved of animal bone. Dated back to 3rd-4th century CE, found in ancient Sirmium (current northern Serbia). Can be seen in Srem Museum in Sremska Mitrovica. [960×640]

Astronomical table clock made by Caspar Behaim for Emperor Ferdinand I. Its dials show among other things: the stars positions, the current day of the week, time for booth night and day and one that can be set to ring an alarm on a specific time. Germany, Augsburg. 1568 AD. [2920×3894]

Astronomical table clock made by Caspar Behaim for Emperor Ferdinand I. Its dials show among other things: the stars positions, the current day of the week, time for booth night and day and one that can be set to ring… Continue Reading

“Jellyfish species Diplulmaris Antarctica floats with the current just offshore of McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica.” Photo credit: Steve Clabuesch, NSF [2288 x 1712] [OS]

“Jellyfish species Diplulmaris Antarctica floats with the current just offshore of McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica.” Photo credit: Steve Clabuesch, NSF [2288 x 1712] [OS]