Alessandro de’ Medici (1510-1537)

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Alabaster

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The Chaldean Account of Genesis

January 27th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink

The Chaldean Account of Genesis (1872) was written by George Smith, who translated the original tablets. The story makes up part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, and describes the Great Flood a good while before it is believed the Book of Genesis was written. Some of the images are from sculptures in the British Museum.

Fragment eines Gefäßes (Fragments of Vessels)

October 16th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

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Mastos

March 21st, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

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New Film – “Nimrud’s Babarous Descent” (2015)

March 3rd, 2015 § 0 comments § permalink

“I captured many troops alive: from time to time I cut off their arms and hands; from others I cut off their noses, ears, extremities. I gouged out the eyes of many troops. I made one pile of the living and one of heads. I hung their heads on trees around the city” King Ashurnasirpal II, ruler of Nimrud from 883 – 859 BC.

Bactrian Figures

September 5th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

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Andalusia Part 2

November 26th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

Centrale Montemartini – Rome

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Macurdie’s Barn of Laughs Exhibition – Isle of Skye

May 6th, 2012 § 4 comments § permalink

I was in Skye this weekend to give a talk about Forest Pitch for Atlas Arts in Portree. It was a lovely weekend. I took the time to visit “Macurdie’s Barn of Laughs Exhibition”. The last time I was in Skye, we drove past this sign, and I wanted to go visit – but we were on our way elsewhere so we didn’t. However, I certainly am glad I made it back this time….

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