Title: Hathor-headed Crystal Pendant
Gold and Rock Crystal, H. 5.4 cm, D. 3.3 cm
Location: El-Kurru, Pyramid 55, 750–720 BC (Napatan Period, Reign of Piye)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition: 21.321 is a Master Piece.
The Nubians knew well their mineral treasures and took advantage of them in their Art. The Nubians were very skilled craftsman of both pottery and precious metals.
HATHOR! The cow gahdess!
Artistic microscope slides produced in the Victorian era (1840~1900) by arranging hundreds of tiny diatoms into intricate patterns. This was often accomplished by using a single hair to move the diatoms in a special chamber that prevented disturbance to the slide. The fabrication of these amazing objects must have required incredible patience, attention to detail, and a steady hand.
I want to go to there.
Tim Knowles - Tree Drawings (2006)
“A series of drawings produced using drawing implements attached to the tips of tree branches, the wind’s effects on the tree recorded on paper.
Like signatures each drawing reveals the different qualities and characteristics of each tree.”
"Let me introduce you to the most evil word in the English language: ‘Just.’ Stick it near the beginning of some advice, and you can turn someone else’s vicious lifelong struggle into a trivial task they should feel ashamed for not having mastered by now."
This is going well
It’s like post partum depression but I haven’t even had the baby yet! Cool.
So what is this, pre partum depression? Is that even a thing?
Time for bed. Again.
"One. Do not promise when you’re happy.
Two. When you are angry, do not respond.
Three. Do not decide when you’re sad."
5) “I don’t believe there’s such a thing as mental illness. People in developing countries like the one where I grew up just don’t have these sorts of problems.”