5 Cool Pictures of a Mind-Bending Pyramid House
Photo credit: MyModernMetYou've seen strange homes such as the missilo silo zombie fortress, now check out Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos' modern pyramid-shaped home. It features multiple windows cut out of the four large triangular facades that allow natural light into the home, along with an
Las Pozas, Xilitla, San Luis Potosi
www.adamphotogallery.com/ Xilitla, a small village in the Sierra Gorda of Mexico where surrealist artist and British blue blood Edward James chose to settle and construct his surrealist sculptures in its jungles.
The Next Revolution
"As history has shown, whenever dogmatic thought and ideology has permeated the minds of the learned foundations, only new views incorporating the anomalies inside the data from outside the orthodoxy will create a new theory."
Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and one of their daughters offer sacrifices to the sun-disk Aten, whose rays, stretching down, end in hands bearing the ankh—the Egyptian symbol of eternal life.
hatshepsut temple by Scryc on DeviantArt
The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. by Scryc
Karnak Temple - Avenue of the Sphinxes (900+). Spanning the 2+ mile distance between Thebes, Karnak and Deir al Bahri. Ending 60 meters before the 2nd Pylon where a Colonnade of 10 pillars, each 65 ft tall were raised. 25 ft intercolonnations depicting each Nome's God and Goddess. 'Raised' by Nesi (Pharaoh) Taharka and his chief architect, Montu Priest Montuemhat, 25th Dynasty. Taharka constructed or restored several Temples at Karnak. Check my other pins to learn more about this neglected…
Cruising down the Nile (part 4)
And so we arrive in Aswan, the furthest navigable point before the High Dam. From here some courageous souls can continue to the beautiful temple at Abu Simbel which was relocated with fantastic precision prior to the construction of the High Dam. The...
Egypt: Temples of Abydos - Smit & Palarczyk
FEATURE (Category: Africa | Egypt | all seasons | cultural-historical | history | religion)..................REGISTER for LIGHTBOXAbydos, the Mecca of Ancient EgyptAncient Egyptians endeavoured to make a pilgrimage to Abydos at least once in their lifetime, just like modern Muslims do to Mecca. Abydos was the prime cult centre of Osiris, the Lord of the Afterlife and therefore one of the most important gods for the Egyptians. It was the place where, according to myth, Osiris was buried…