Posts Tagged With: Archaeology

PETROGLYPHS

 

“Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back.”

 

~ Marcus Aurelius ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of petroglyphs on the island of La Palma, Canary Islands taken in 1994.


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LE TAUREAU

 

“We have invented nothing new.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

(after seeing the cave paintings of Lascaux)

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a sculpture by Ule Ewelt taken in Paris in June 2018.


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OLD DEAD DOG

 

“One does not just excavate
buried objects or situations,
the true archaeologist also excavates
long lost feelings and emotions.”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in March 2018.


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IN THE FLICKERING LIGHT

 

“If you look at Paleolithic cave paintings,
you see how people were depicted
inside nature, not outside it.
It was a kind of dream time…”

 

~ Gregory Colbert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in March 2018.


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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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THE ABSURDITY OF IT ALL

 

“…the universe has no sense of charity,
no laws of kindness and love…”

 

 

000-the-absurdity-of-it-allDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of an excavated Roman cemetery taken in Germany in September 1987.


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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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