“We have wet the bed, I know. We have done wrong, host, if you tell us why there was no chamber pot”
Pompeii graffiti, here’s some more
Septimius Severus: the first African Emperor of Rome 193-211 AD
BLACKS IN ANTIQUITY
Ulysses (USA, Mario Camerini, 1954)
Hic est Suleokae
Vegan Moussaka, a great Meditarranean delight!
Satyr and Nymph, a Roman copy after the Hellenic original, as seen in La Jetée, by Chris Marker. More info. here.
In fall 1939, museums across Europe evacuated their collections to remote locations in the countryside in anticipation of war. Here, the Winged Victory of Samothrace is carefully moved down the stairs at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Louvre workers constructed a pulley to position the statue before crating it for shipment. (from Monuments Men)
Mikael de Poissy
Juba II (52-50BC - 23AD)
Husband of Kleopatra Selene (daughter of Cleopatra VII). His father was Juba I, king of Numidia until Caesar took over. Juba got on Augustus’ good side and was given Mauretania. He was really cool because he went exploring, discovered countries and wrote books. And he was really hot.
DIY Halloween Medusa Headpiece from Halloweenforum.com here. Instructions from poster:
… I bought cheap plastic snakes at the $1 store (a few dozen in a pack), wire, a double banded headband, and a can of gold spray paint. I wired the snakes into a great little tiara and then sprayed the whole thing gold and I really loved how it turned out.