Sketch of a pharoh, Egypt 1295–1069 BCE. Object shows how the preliminary outline was done in red pigment, then corrected, and finished in black. These sketches were the work of two craftsmen, a draftsman and a master artist.[2118×3000]

Sketch of a pharoh, Egypt 1295–1069 BCE. Object shows how the preliminary outline was done in red pigment, then corrected, and finished in black. These sketches were the work of two craftsmen, a draftsman and a master artist.[2118×3000]

Portrait of a poorly known but beautiful coral reef fish, the red velvet fairy wrasse (Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis). This species occurs around Chagos Islands and Maldives only. Its status in the wild remains uncertain at this time.

Portrait of a poorly known but beautiful coral reef fish, the red velvet fairy wrasse (Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis). This species occurs around Chagos Islands and Maldives only. Its status in the wild remains uncertain at this time.