I found these amethyst coloured berries on a shrub in Hertfordshire, England in December.[OC][1334X750]Does anyone know what the shrub might be? Looks like some form of privet.

I found these amethyst coloured berries on a shrub in Hertfordshire, England in December.[OC][1334X750]Does anyone know what the shrub might be? Looks like some form of privet.

Statuette of Thoth in ibis form wearing an Atef Crown. It’s made from Wood (Body), silver, stucco and glass (eyes). Egypt, 26th dynasty. 664 to 525 BC. [1280×1617]

Statuette of Thoth in ibis form wearing an Atef Crown. It’s made from Wood (Body), silver, stucco and glass (eyes). Egypt, 26th dynasty. 664 to 525 BC. [1280×1617]

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