Archaic

Terracotta antefix with the head of Medusa | Etruscan | Archaic | The Met

Period:Archaic<p>Date:6th century B.C.<p>Culture:Etruscan<p>Medium:Terracotta, paint<p>Dimensions:5 1/2 in. x 5 7/8 in. (14 cm x 14.9 …

Ancient History

8 times Meghan Markle proved that fascinators are still stylish

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>Far from appearing outdated and archaic, fascinators of all sizes are frequently seen adorning the Duchess’ head. Here are eight</b> …

French Fashion

Risky contraceptive methods some women are forced to use – in pictures

From applying vinegar to jumping up and down after sex, millions of women without access to modern forms of family planning have to resort to archaic, often dangerous methods<p><b>Photos and testimonies by UNFPA</b>

Family Planning

Städel acquires masterwork of German Surrealism

The Städel Museum announced a first-rate new acquisition for its collection. The magnum opus by the German Surrealist Richard Oelze (1900–1980) …

Artists

Council votes support­ for killing archaic laws

A push to remove antiquated laws, including a ban on abortion still on the books in Massachusetts, got the backing of the Boston City Council …

City Politics

Time To End Section 377: Will Supreme Court Make History, Legalise Gay Sex?

We could be on the edge of history. Finally India has a chance at getting rid off the archaic law that criminalises homosexuality - Section 377 - the …

LGBTQI

Repeal provisions that stigmatise leprosy patients: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre, states and Union Territories to undertake a campaign to spread awareness about the curability of …

Panchayat

Statuette of a youth | Etruscan | Archaic | The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, i.e. The Met Museum<p>von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. <i>Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An …

Art Museums

With Roe v. Wade In Question, Activists Push Mass. House To Eliminate Archaic Abortion Laws

A possible scenario in which a Supreme Court, influenced by President Donald Trump's pick to replace retiring justice Anthony Kennedy, rolls back …

Rights & Freedoms

The hot new archaic music format is 3.5” floppy disks

A few years ago, small indie labels starting making their new releases available on cassette tape. In the age of digital downloads and streaming …

Offbeat News

Curiosity — How a Few Lucky Civil War Soldiers Started Glowing...

Imagine you are a Civil War soldier with a mid-19th-century layman’s understanding of medicine. Good news: you helped drive the Confederates back and …

War

Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

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CO2 shortage a chance to move away from 'cruel, archaic' use of gas to slaughter farm animals, say campaigners

Britain’s carbon-dioxide crisis is an opportunity to introduce more humane slaughter methods, according to experts in animal farming.<p>The idea that …

Environment

Government introduces Bills to repeal archaic laws

The Tamil Nadu government introduced two Bills in the State Assembly to repeal or amend certain Acts.<p>The Bills were tabled by Law Minister C.Ve. …

India

Fragment of a terracotta plaque | Greek, Cretan | Archaic | The Met

Upper body of a youth in a long garment<p>The head illustrates, in almost exaggerated fashion, the so-called Daidalic style of the second half of the …

Art Museums

Greens move to scrap 'archaic' Lord's prayer in Senate sittings

The Lord’s prayer would be abolished from the start of Senate sittings and replaced by a statement that includes religious and non-religious beliefs, under a push instigated by the Greens.<p>On Wednesday the Greens senator Lee Rhiannon will move a motion for a Senate inquiry into the proposed …

Australian News

Scrabble Tile Lights

Before <i>Fortnite</i> and online <i>FIFA</i> tourneys, people gathered around a table and played board games. Archaic, right? Remember those rage-filled family game …

Board Games

Tobacco Use in North America Pushed Back 1,500 Years

TROY, ALABAMA—The <i>Cherokee One Feather</i> reports that tobacco use in southeastern North America could date back 4,000 years, or about 1,500 years …

Calls for 'archaic' New Zealand women's football coach to quit

Top-flight football in New Zealand is in turmoil after the former national women’s captain revealed she quit because of her coach’s primitive methods.<p>Football Ferns coach Andreas Heraf has been widely panned for his reaction to a 3-1 loss to Japan in Wellington, when the home side spent the …

Women's Soccer

sennight - Word of the Day | Dictionary.com

It had taken them only a <b>sennight</b> to travel from Sentarshadeen ... into the heart of the lost Lands to face the power of Shadow Mountain.<p>She that I …

Terracotta vase in the shape of a monkey | Etruscan, Etrusco-Corinthian | Archaic | The Met

McDermott, William Coffman. 1938. <i>The Ape in Antiquity</i>. no. 440, p. 267, pl. V, 1, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.<p>Szilágyi, János György. 1998.</i> …

Art Museums

Bronze patera (salver) | Etruscan | Archaic | The Met

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. <i>Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes</i>. no. 552, pp. 177–78, 205, New York: Gilliss Press.<p>de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013.</i> …

Art Galleries

The Archaic Reason Why Meghan Markle's Daughters Wouldn't Inherit Her Title

Meghan Markle was bestowed the title Duchess of Sussex by Queen Elizabeth II on her wedding day to Prince Harry. She's the first woman to ever hold that title, and according to <i>People,</i> she'll be the last—unless some major change happens ASAP.<p>The magazine reports that if Markle and Prince Harry have …

'Bachelorette' Fans Were Not Feeling The Ball & Chain Date

<i>The Bachelorette</i> season is underway and, along with it, the group dates with archaic themes. On Monday night's episode, the first group date had …

Weddings

Miss America Throws Out Archaic Bikini Contest

You might have been fooled into thinking the pageant industry, famous for its 1950s-era approach to women, might forever be stuck in the past — but, no. Now, the 97-year-old Miss America Organization is following fashion's lead and embracing the future: women of all shapes and sizes.<p>Chairwoman of …

Miss America

Kenyan filmmakers rise up against 'archaic' 1960s restrictions | Reuters

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan filmmakers have urged authorities to revamp a 1960s law that threatens them with jail if they do not pay for a license and imposes other restrictions they say are stifling their resurgent industry.<p>Directors and producers poured onto social media this week to protest after …

Africa

What does it mean to have Neanderthal or Denisovan DNA?

Several direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies report how much DNA a person has inherited from prehistoric humans, such as Neanderthals and …

Evolution

Kenyan filmmakers rise up against 'archaic' 1960s restrictions

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan filmmakers have urged authorities to revamp a 1960s law that threatens them with jail if they do not pay for a license and imposes other restrictions they say are stifling their resurgent industry.<p>Directors and producers poured onto social media this week to protest after …

Red Carpet

Attributed to the Eucharides Painter | Terracotta amphora (jar) | Greek, Attic | Late Archaic | The Met

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. <i>Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases</i>. pp. 3-4, fig. 5, New York: Plantin Press.<p>Beazley, John D. 1942.</i> …

Art Museums

Why Lupita Nyong’o campaigned for women to be allowed to wear make-up

Actress Lupita Nyong’o has revealed why she petitioned for girls to be able to wear make-up while at school.<p>Long before Lupita Nyong’o was an …

High School