Near Eastern Antiquities

“The historical and geographical context of our collection spans a nine-thousand year period from prehistory to the early Islamic Period, and encompasses an area stretching from North Africa to the Indus Valley and Central Asia, and from the Black Sea (Anatolia) to the Arabian peninsula (as far as the Indian Ocean).”

Musée du Louvre

Rune and I spent some lovely days in The Louvre, perusing artifacts made by peoples of times long gone by. We walked the galleries and marvelled at brush strokes of the masters, as well as the throngs of people around certain works.

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 450 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 8 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the …

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