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Kahn & Selesnick photographic and commercial projects

Dr. Josef Mengele  At Auschwitz extermination was conducted on an industrial scale with three million persons eventually killed through gassing, starvation, shooting, and burning. Josef Mengele was the chief provider for the gas chambers - and did well! When it was reported that one block was infected with lice, Mengele solved the problem by gassing all the 750 women assigned to it.

The Nazi doctors, medical experiments and Auschwitz

SCARAB FINGER RING. Period: New Kingdom Dynasty 18 Reign: of Thutmose III Date: ca. 1479–1425 BCE. Geography: Upper Egypt; Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III, Wadi D, Tomb 1 Probably Medium:Gold, glazed steatite.

Scarab Finger Ring Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Thutmose III Date: ca.

March 11th is the anniversary of the assassination of one of Rome's youngest emperors, nicknamed Elagabalus. Elagabalus horrified conservative Romans with his debauched lifestyle, fondness for chariot drivers, and elevation of the Syrian sun-god Elagabal over Jupiter. He assumed the throne at 14 after his mother and grandmother plotted the assassination of his predecessor. He had three wives, one of whom had been a Vestal Virgin. He was assassinated by the Praetorian Guard in a latrine.

A marble bust of Roman emperor Elagabalus, r. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).

Scarabs were popular amulets in ancient Egypt. According to ancient Egyptian myths the sun god, Ra rolls across the sky each day and transforms bodies and souls. Modeled upon the Scarabaeidae family dung beetle. Which rolls dung into a ball for the purposes of eating and laying eggs that are later transformed into larva, the scarab was seen as an earthly symbol of this heavenly cycle. @Jess Pearl Pearl Pearl Pearl Liu zheng.wikipedia.org

A large Egyptian scarab amulet carved from steatite - circa 550 BC. From the private collection of Randy Benzie

Natural Carved Bed Headboard Panel, Wall Art Sculpture. Thai Teak Wood Carving. Oriental Home Decor. (90X33 Cm. Extra Thick. Natural) by SiamSawadee on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/232809219/natural-carved-bed-headboard-panel-wall

Natural Carved Bed Headboard Panel, ( would use as a room accent )Wall Art Sculpture. A Unique Oriental Home Decor. Natural) by SiamSawadee on Etsy

Israel Museum obtains world’s ‘first Jewish coin’ - American donor gives Jerusalem institution collection of 1,200 silver Persian coins, including 4th century BCE drachm with earliest mention of Judea

Israel Museum obtains world’s ‘first Jewish coin’ - American donor gives Jerusalem institution collection of silver Persian coins, including century BCE drachm with earliest mention of Judea

The famous ‘Elephant Denarius’ coin of Julius Caesar, struck in a traveling mint, c. 49-48 BC On the obverse is a group of religious symbols including a simpulum (libation ladle), an aspergillum (implement used to sprinkle holy water), an axe surmounted by a wolf’s head, and an apex (hat). On the reverse, an Elephant advancing right, trampling on a horned serpent, CAESAR inscription below. It is estimated that 22 million of these were minted, making them the third most minted co...

archaicwonder: “ The famous ‘Elephant Denarius’ of Julius Caesar, struck in a traveling mint, c. BC On the obverse is a group of religious symbols including a simpulum (libation ladle), an.

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