Alejandro Cárdenas, ilustrador.
Bastet (cat deity), Anubis (jackal-headed deity) & Horus (bird-headed deity) for: WSJ Magazine editor’s page illustration 2013
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We are the granddaughters of the witches you weren’t able to burn. — Unknown (via hairy-hag)
The Invisible giant~Illustration from Bram Stoker’s first book of fantasy ~- Under the sunset : 1882 edition
Gate of the Citadel of Sargon II, Dur Sharrukin (photo taken during excavation in 1840’s).
742-706 BCE. Khorsabad, Iraq.
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In the late 19th and early 20th century, the Spiritualism movement was all the rage, and people sought out mediums to communicate with spirits. Especially after World War I, when so many lives were lost, people wanted to speak with their dead loved ones.
This photograph was taken at a seance in 1920, in which a musical instrument appears to be levitating. (via)
Golden drinking horn in the shape of a Pegasus
The Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, circa 1862.
Here’s some very early tentacle erotica from Britian. A detail from London Society, 1871.
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The end-of-summer winds make people restless. — Sebastian Faulks, Engleby (via litverve)