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RT @archaeologyart: Temple of Apollo #Didyma – #Didim, Aydın, #Turkey. Aerial Photo. #Didyma was famous throughout the ancient world as the place where a colossal temple of Apollo stood, and the oracle revealed the future.

- 19 hours ago

RT @RareHistorical: Queen Mandodari mourning the death of Ravana. Bas-relief,9th century Prambanan Temple,Indonesia #UnescoWHS

- 2 days ago

RT @dpanikkar: The Arhat Kanakabharadvaja. Tibet, 16th Century. Christie's. Thangka fragment.

- 3 days ago

RT @fermatslibrary: Amazing drawings of Platonic Solids by Leonardo Da Vinci circa 1509. Da Vinci removed the sides in order to reveal the complete structure of the polyhedrons. The vertices and edges illustrate the artist’s graphic genius.

- 4 days ago

The Born Rule Has Been Derived From Simple Physical Principles

- 7 days ago

RT @PicsSilkRoad: Buddha with disciples (Mogao Cave 45, Tang Dynasty). Dunhuang, China, Silk Road. #silkroad #NGSilkRoad

- 9 days ago

Johann Sebastian Bach – Bach: Concertos pour trois pianos et orchestre, BWV 1063 & 1064 (Mono Version) #NowPlaying

- 9 days ago

RT @jasonhickel: In this brilliant 2007 article Utsa Patnaik dismantles the official poverty statistics for India, and concludes that rural poverty is actually around 87%.

- 17 days ago

RT @wiavastukala: Elaborate details of the dome of a Gandharan Vihara
[After Foucher]

- 18 days ago

RT @ggreenwald: Don't worry. This time it's being done with a totally nice and benevolent heart.

- 20 days ago

RT @aldaily: “This age has always displeased me.” Petrarch cultivated a crotchety reputation to keep visitors away and his focus on the distant past

- 20 days ago

RT @archaeologyart: The #Pazyryk #Carpet, the oldest known surviving carpet in the world, 5th century BC. #Scythian #HermitageMuseum. View – Read More:

- 20 days ago

RT @reiseyatra: Siddhartha at the Bodhi tree | Gandhara, 2nd to 3rd C CE

- 21 days ago

RT @PicsSilkRoad: House of Neptune and Amphitrite. Herculaneum, Italy, Silk Road. #silkroad

- 24 days ago

RT @India_Atelier: Janamastami celebration at court of Iswari seen
Ascribed to Sajnu, Mandi
1 Bhadra, samvat 1865
August-september 1808


- 28 days ago

RT @ssharadmohhan: @DalrympleWill On Aurengzeb's death son Mohd #AzamShah proclaims himself as the 10th #Mughal on 14th Mar 1707 in #Gujarat & #Malwa at #Ahmednagar but is killed on 8th June 1707. Tomb: Humayun Tomb #Delhi
This painting from @V_and_A
C1680 is pre coronation
@India_Atelier @mukhoty

- 28 days ago

RT @rosaclemente: 26 Billionaires in the world have more money than 3.8 billion people combined. yeah so I am standing with @AOC when she correctly said that it is immoral that less than 30 people have more wealth than half the world’s population.

- 30 days ago

RT @archaeologyart: Gold garland of ivy and berries. Late classical period, 4th-3rd century BC, #Greece.

- 36 days ago

RT @JAJafri: A Kirman Silk Prayer Rug
S E Iran, late 19th C
"a single cypress tree flanked by hoopoe birds, with heavily laden pomegranate trees to either side"
"design most likely stems from earlier 'Tree and Flower' Mughal carpets produced in #Kashmir in the 17th C"

- 39 days ago

RT @KLeela_K: Socrates Room

Ephesus Museum, Selçuk-İzmir


@archaeologyart @HeritageWorlds

- 40 days ago

RT @Chemburstudio: @hemantsarin @Zeelaf01 @dpanikkar @DalrympleWill @PunjabiRooh @PunchTantrum @farida_art @Reenu1966 @OnlineMythIndia @PropitiousOn3 @ambrin_hayat @WhiteMughalsFan @karachiahab @abhiertigibbet @AhmedSikeena @AmberMDarr @JAJafri @SmitaRays @metmuseum @shada_islam @bombaywalee @India_Atelier @durgajasraj @nistula @IAmSudhirMishra @SupriyaUnniNair @HesperusThinks @SupriyaJaan @MsBodhiTree @cmfap @VaishaliNarkar @Kavin_07 Romantic Dara Shikoh with his consort
1633 presently @mfaboston
Attributed to Balchand @ssharadmohhan @mukhoty @garam_cha @VaishaliNarkar @tuhfatulhind @kunalrkapoor @Soofinama @ansari_shiza

- 41 days ago

RT @Chemburstudio: Abul Hasan Qutb Shah,1680 presently at V&A
@dpanikkar @DalrympleWill @PunjabiRooh @cmfap @OnlineMythIndia @WhiteMughalsFan @ambrin_hayat @PropitiousOn3 @AhmedSikeena @AmberMDarr @abhiertigibbet @tuhfatulhind @SmitaRays @HesperusThinks @Pushback_stream @hemantsarin @nistula

- 41 days ago

RT @ssharadmohhan: @DalrympleWill From Archibald Swinton collection, now in @NtlMuseumsScot c1750 painter #Bhavanidas titled "Mohammed Shah Rangila Hunting for Cranes with Hawks"
Simple yet realistic display of arrangements.
@India_Atelier @mukhoty @_mwaseem_ @katherineschof8 @dpanikkar

- 42 days ago

Three Decades Later, Mystery Numbers Explained via @QuantaMagazine

- 45 days ago

RT @thesilkroad: There is a ceremony conducting in Langmu Temple, Luqu County, Gannan Tibetan Prefecture, Gansu Province of China.

- 45 days ago

RT @ArmaOrientalis: The Diamond Sutra, the earliest surviving woodblock-printed book preceding the movable type of Bi Sheng & printing press of Johannes Gutenberg, dated 11 May 868 AD during Tang China, discovered by Aurel Stein in 1907 at Dunhuang, China, now in the British Library. #DiamondSutra

- 45 days ago

RT @amy_gansell: Ghandaran Buddha and Bodhisattva, Pakistan 2nd-3rd c. CE @KreegerMuseum #AsianArt #Buddha

- 47 days ago

How Britain stole $45 trillion from India @AJEnglish

- 47 days ago