Viralpics

Exit doors, National Theatre – Detroit, MI. The majority of this building will be demolished soon, but the facade is going to be preserved. [OC][1500×1000]

Jan
17

Ridiculously well preserved fish from 150mya, the Solnhofen Limestone of Germany

Jan
11

well preserved Imperial roman infantry helmet with built in neck guard (the cheek guards are missing). It belonged to man called Julius Mansuetus and is decorated with motifs of mice and loaves of bread. found in the Balkans, ~250 A.D. [600×429]

Jan
10

Oseberg ship – the best preserved ship from viking era. Norway, 9th century [5200×3200]

Dec
24

Parasitic wasp perfectly preserved in amber

Dec
12

Beautifully preserved Devonian starfish in Bundenbach shale, ~470myo. (Furcaster palaeozoicus)

Dec
10

Completely preserved medieval sword from the 14th century has been discovered at a peat bog near Hrubieszów in Poland. The finder donated the artefact to the local Museum. [1280×852]

Dec
09

A well preserved dog mummy from tomb KV50, believed to be one of the tombs used for the pets of pharaoh Amenhotep II. (Picture of the monkey mummy found in the same tomb in comments). Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1427 to 1397 BC. [1024×669]

Dec
05

Preserved cabin in the Black Hills of South Dakota [5184 × 3456][OC]

Nov
23

Brown dinosaur feathers preserved in Canadian Late Cretaceous amber [1100×768]

Nov
20

The rare ventral view of a trilobite with soft parts preserved. Triarthrus eatoni from Beecher’s Trilobite Bed, Late Ordovician of New York [1348×899]

Nov
20

Exceptionally preserved spiriferid brachiopod with silicified lophophore – the feeding structure inside the shell. From France’s Lower Jurassic. [4783×4110]

Nov
17

Ammonite and shell fragments with nacre preserved 1620×1080 [OC] Wiltshire, UK

Nov
16

Olenoides serratus, trilobite from the Burgess Shale — antenna and legs are preserved as a shiny carbon film. [1114×1150]

Nov
14

Cretaceous Ammonite from Montanna, well preserved! [900×602]

Nov
13

Insect preserved in amber from the Late Quaternary imaged for the museum of comparative zoology at Harvard University [OC] [5472×3648]

Nov
10

A newly discovered exceptionally well preserved 5 foot long Chasmosaurus Belli juvenile, discovered in an ancient riverbed in Alberta, Canada. It is so well preserved it left imprints of its skin on the rocks below it. [738 x 431]

Oct
28

Lyuba, the worlds best preserved woolly mammoth mummy [OC][4608 x 3088]

Sep
29

Recovered and preserved gravestones from inside the fortified city of Carcassonne, located in the Occitanie region of France [OC] [720×960]

Sep
28

Known as a nodosaur, this 110 million-year-old, armored plant-eater is the best preserved fossil of its kind ever found. [1900×1268]

Sep
22

My best find from 2017. Bottom of a starfish (echinoderm) arm, with some preserved tissue.

Sep
10

The preserved head of French serial killer Henri Désiré Landru who was executed in 1922. [4000×3000]

Aug
08