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The Doom That Came to Sarnath, H.P. Lovecraft (M, 20s, Nike Air Max sneakers, A train, transferred to F train) http://t.co/bElJmcUIBu

The Crimean War Begins

The British had expected to be fighting the French, in face of the aggressive policies of the Emperor Napoleon III. Instead, their first European war …

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<b>Overlay for a Wooden Vessel</b> <br>Gold; stamped. 7.1x5.6 cm<br>Scythian culture. First half of the 5th century BC<br>Barrow near Ak-Mechet Bay, Crimea, near Chernomorsk<br>Russia (now Ukraine)

Signet Rings Make the Mark

Since times prehistoric, signet rings have been used to showcase possession, power, and status in society. The very first seal was an “x” sign …

Pomona and Pan

Pomona and Pan<p>Giulio Bonasone (Italian, active Rome and Bologna, 1531–after 1576)<p>Date: 16th century Medium: Engraving Dimensions: sheet: 10 9/16 x 8 5/8 in. (26.8 x 21.9 cm) Classification: Prints<p>The Metropolitan Museum

Mars and Pomona

Mars and Pomona<p>Jost Amman (Swiss, Zurich before 1539–1591 Nuremberg)<p>Date: 1539–91<p>The Metropolitan Museum

Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun

Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun<p>Nicolas Poussin (French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)<p>Date: 1658 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 46 7/8 x 72 in. (119.1 x 182.9 cm) Classification: Paintings<p>The Metropolitan Museum

'Wind Rises' Is Exquisite, And Likely To Be Hayao Miyazaki's Last

<b>The Wind Rises</b><p>Directors: Hayao Miyazaki<br>• Genre: Animation, biography, drama<br>• Running time: 126 minutes<p><i>Rated PG-13</i><p><i>With</i> Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt<p><i>(Recommended)</i><p>The 73-year-old Japanese animation titan Hayao Miyazaki says <i>The Wind Rises</i> is his final film, and if that's true — and I …

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Night View of Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi Yoru no Kei), No. 90 from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Night View of Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka-machi Yoru no Kei), No. 90 from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo<p>Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando), Japanese, 1797-1858<br>• Medium: Woodblock print<br>• Place Made: Japan<br>• Dates: 9th month of 1856<br>• Period: Edo Period, Ansei Era<br>• Brooklyn Museum

Kiyomizu Hall and Shinobazu Pond at Ueno, No. 11 in One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Kiyomizu Hall and Shinobazu Pond at Ueno, No. 11 in One Hundred Famous Views of Edo<p>Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando), Japanese, 1797-1858<br>• Medium: Woodblock print<br>• Place Made: Japan<br>• Dates: 4th month of 1856<br>• Period: Edo Period, Ansei Era<br>• Brooklyn Museum