Archaeology

NEANDERTHAL

 

“I like to imagine that the Neanderthals
were all really good artists.”

 

~ Jim Drain ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Neanderthal skull replica taken in March 2018.


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COMBARELLES

 

“To me, it seems that mankind can never achieve its highest potentialities
till it has thrown off the incubus of historic and prehistoric religion.”

 

~ William Archer ~

 

000-combarellesDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Les-Eyzies-de-Tayac, France in June 2006 of 13,000 to 11,000 year old engravings of female figures found in la Grotte de Combarelles.


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BOX OF BONES

 

“We are only lightly covered with buttoned cloth;
and beneath these pavements are shells, bones and silence.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

000-box-of-bonesDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Hadamar, Germany in June 1986.


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DJINNI

 

“To be free.
Such a thing would be greater than all
the magic and all the treasures in all the world.”

 

~ Robin Williams ~

 

000-djinniDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a 1,850 year old blue glass Roman wine decanter taken in Mainz, Germany in July 1987. The excavator’s reflection can be seen on the glass surface of the bottle.


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CURSED

 

“There’s nothing like a headless corpse
to bring a touch of excitement into one’s life.”

 

~ Chet Williamson ~

 

 

000-cursedDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Mainz, Germany in September 1988.


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SECOND CHANCE

 

“You know, I ain’t afraid of dyin’
but there’s one thing I can’t forget,
ain’t no one who’s gone over there,
‘s come back to talk to me about it yet…”

 

~ Memphis Slim ~

 

000-second-chanceDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Heidesheim, Germany in Autumn 1990.


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MATHEMADNESS

 

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” 

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

000-mathemadnessDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the Roman aqueduct ruins in Mainz, Germany taken in September 2012.


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NO TOMORROW

 

“Death has but one terror, that it has no tomorrow.”

 

~ Eric Hoffer ~

 

000 no tomorrowDigitally enhanced image created from an original  photo taken of grave goods in a Roman burial mound taken in October 1986.


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THE CELESTIAL LAUNDRY LINE

 

“That which can be asserted without evidence,
can be dismissed without evidence.”

 

~ Christopher Hitchens ~

 

000 the celestial laundry linePhoto of a flexed burial dated to ca. 3000 BCE taken in Nierstein, Germany in January 1988.


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SLEEPING BEAUTY

 

“When I go out into the countryside and see
the sun and the green and everything flowering,
I say to myself “Yes indeed, all that belongs to me!”

 

~ Henri Rousseau ~

 

000 sleeping beautyDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken at the West Kennet Long Barrow in England in July 1983.


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