Doors and Thresholds

In Fiction and Real LIfe. Crossing the Threshold is a fab storytelling trope which can involve new worlds, threshold guardians, mentors, talismans and more.
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Apparently "bardo" is a Tibetan word meaning "intermediate state"—also translated as "liminal state". In Sanskrit the concept has the name antarabhāva. Ian Mcewan, Carrie Brownstein, Miranda July, David Sedaris, Nick Offerman, Abraham Lincoln, President Lincoln, Malcolm Gladwell, Lena Dunham
Apparently "bardo" is a Tibetan word meaning "intermediate state"—also translated as "liminal state". In Sanskrit the concept has the name antarabhāva.
The haunting image of Lincoln with his dead son Willie "felt like a portal into some kind of beauty I hadn't been able to access..." Best Books Of 2017, Books 2017, Best Books To Read, New Books, Good Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Book Worth Reading, Reading Log
The haunting image of Lincoln with his dead son Willie "felt like a portal into some kind of beauty I hadn't been able to access..."
Crossing the Threshold in La La Land (2016) Ryan Gosling, Beau Film, Movies And Series, Movies And Tv Shows, Movies 2016, Good Movies, Iconic Movies, Movie Scenes, Movie Tv
Crossing the Threshold in La La Land (2016)
Possible guardian demons from Egypt now in the British Museum Reign, Museum Studies, Sacred Science, Egyptian Art, Horus, British Museum, Ancient Egypt, Overlays, Lion Sculpture
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Possible guardian demons from Egypt now in the British Museum
Roman Mysteries Ltd
Roman Mysteries Ltd
(99+) City Gates and their Functions in Mesopotamia and Ancient Israel | Natalie Naomi May - Academia.edu Thresholds, Naomi, Gates, Natalie, Israel, New World, Storytelling, Fiction, Ancient
City Gates and their Functions in Mesopotamia and Ancient Israel
(99+) City Gates and their Functions in Mesopotamia and Ancient Israel | Natalie Naomi May - Academia.edu
A Crossing The Threshold scene from Scorsese's Silence, a visually stunning & brilliantly acted movie, but way too long. Christian Missionary, Martin Scorsese, Trave, Silence, Real Life, Dvd
SILENCE - Official UK Trailer - On DVD and Blu-Ray May 8th
A Crossing The Threshold scene from Scorsese's Silence, a visually stunning & brilliantly acted movie, but way too long.
modern vertical roll-down shutters from Naples, Italy (photo by Caroline Lawrence) Naples Italy, Italy Photo, Shutters, Lawrence, Ellis, Caroline
modern vertical roll-down shutters from Naples, Italy (photo by Caroline Lawrence)
According to Dr M. Taylor Lauritsen, ancient shutters did not pull down vertically like these modern examples. ‘There are a handful of examples of sliding slatted screens,' he writes about evidence from Pompeii, 'but these moved in the horizontal rather than vertical direction.' (photo courtesy Dr Lauritsen) Home Décor, Home, Doors, Pompeii, Metal Shutters, Security Shutters, Brick Molding, Garage Doors, Brick
According to Dr M. Taylor Lauritsen, ancient shutters did not pull down vertically like these modern examples. ‘There are a handful of examples of sliding slatted screens,' he writes about evidence from Pompeii, 'but these moved in the horizontal rather than vertical direction.' (photo courtesy Dr Lauritsen)
Roman Mysteries Ltd
Roman Mysteries Ltd
Busy few days for #Roman #tabernae! Loved talking doors w @CarolineLawrenc & Roman Lattara w Süddeutsche Zeitung @SZ Monument Valley, Mount Rushmore, Mountains, Natural Landmarks, Nature
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Busy few days for #Roman #tabernae! Loved talking doors w @CarolineLawrenc & Roman Lattara w Süddeutsche Zeitung @SZ
Roman padlock with face of a slave. "Male figure with bangs and a vacant expression. This lock is about as good as they get! There is a shallow hole on the bottom left side which is likely a keyhole... All the exterior hardware is intact. Inside, a bronze spring post remains." Padlocks, Lock And Key, Male Figure, Vacant, Ancient Romans, Shallow, Keyhole, Bangs
Padlocks
Roman padlock with face of a slave. "Male figure with bangs and a vacant expression. This lock is about as good as they get! There is a shallow hole on the bottom left side which is likely a keyhole... All the exterior hardware is intact. Inside, a bronze spring post remains."
Ancient Roman Figural Face Padlocks. The apotropaic faces on these padlocks seem to have represented (door) slaves. Keys, Faces, Key, The Face, Face
Padlocks
Ancient Roman Figural Face Padlocks. The apotropaic faces on these padlocks seem to have represented (door) slaves.
Plaster cast of a Pompeian door from inside, showing the bolt. via @SeraECBaker Plaster Cast, Reconstruction, Relic, Roman, Faded, The Past
Plaster cast of a Pompeian door from inside, showing the bolt. via @SeraECBaker
Roman shop doors had shutters placed in them when locked. The night door on the right swung inwards. It encouraged the owner or watchman to step over the threshold with his lucky right foot (pes dexter) via @StevenEllis74, @Pompei79, Dr M. Taylor Lauritsen & Dr Evan Proudfoot. Wooden Shutters, Wooden Doors, Roman Britain, Shop Doors, Concrete Building, Small Doors
Roman shop doors had shutters placed in them when locked. The night door on the right swung inwards. It encouraged the owner or watchman to step over the threshold with his lucky right foot (pes dexter) via @StevenEllis74, @Pompei79, Dr M. Taylor Lauritsen & Dr Evan Proudfoot.
Roman Mysteries Ltd
Roman Mysteries Ltd
Come hear me talk about 'Mentors & Talismans in Myth & Movies' @LSA_Classics Thurs at 7pm! http://goo.gl/etRzCk Paddington Bear, Lsa, Dvd Blu Ray, Talisman, Myths
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Come hear me talk about 'Mentors & Talismans in Myth & Movies' @LSA_Classics Thurs at 7pm! http://goo.gl/etRzCk