Dead fish in the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Photo by Luis Gutman via the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
(Source: rraaaarrl, via abstrackafricana)
Jackal and Vulture (by M. Krog)
Swimming lessons are part of these undergraduates’ curriculum at Tulane University in New Orleans, April 1930.
Photograph by Edwin L. Wisherd, National Geographic
Illustration by Ernst Haeckel from Artforms in Nature (1904).
SUMMER IS COMING
The Mighty Thor #281 (March 1979)
Art by Keith Pollard & Pablo Marcos
The galactic squid Cameron Knudsen. Eri-Kannibal Collection.
Masks by DeMoulin Bros. & Co.
via Morbid Anatomy
Wild Dog in Golden Light by Marc MOL
Tourist touches fragments of colossal head and hand of Constantine in Rome, December 1962.
Photograph by Robert Sisson, National Geographic
CHENCH FOR LIFE
Know your Greek vases!
Kylix - Drinking cup used for wine.
Kantharos - A drinking cup.
Lip Cup - Wine cup.
Phiale - A libation bowl.
Skyphos - A drinking cup.
Lekanis - Used to contain different substances and objects; was a chamber pot toilet, a container for ointments or small objects. Also a vessel in which were placed the jewels that her father gave the bride.
Lebes Gamikos - Another ritual water vessel used for weddings.
Rhyton - Ceremonial libation pourer.
Psykter - Used as a wine cooler. The pot was filled with wine and then placed into another container of cold water.
Stamnos - Used for mixing and storing liquids.
Dinos - A mixing bowl.
Krater - Used as a bowl to mix water and wine.
Spotted hyena cub (by BTphotographic)