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beibadgirl:

Merbitch (Brooklyn) 2013
Bei Badgirl
I found this photo of one of my paintings from last year bumping in my show - I notice a lot of people aren’t aware most of my art is painted, huge, and cut out of wood by me. Even some of my friends don’t realise I do all the woodwork myself, but I happily invite those bitches over to witness it for themselves hahaha. Girls can do anything, duh.

beibadgirl:

Merbitch (Brooklyn) 2013

Bei Badgirl

I found this photo of one of my paintings from last year bumping in my show - I notice a lot of people aren’t aware most of my art is painted, huge, and cut out of wood by me. Even some of my friends don’t realise I do all the woodwork myself, but I happily invite those bitches over to witness it for themselves hahaha. Girls can do anything, duh.

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massarrah:

Ivory Door Handle with Sumerian Inscription

This ivory door knob bears a votive inscription from the Kassite king Burna-buriaš II to the god Enlil, one of the supreme gods of the Mesopotamian pantheon who decreed the fates and whose commands were said to be unchangeable. The language of the inscription is Sumerian.

Burna-buriaš II was a contemporary of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten and figures prominently in diplomatic correspondences of the Late Bronze Age between Babylonia and Egypt (as in this letter). (Source)

Nippur, Middle Babylonian, c. 1400-1100 BCE.

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Photo from CDLI.

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Free Online Course: England in the time of King Richard III from the University of Leicester

sexycodicology:

Royal 10 D IV f. 1 Lecture

King Richard III and the MOOCs

Since the last couple of years, more and more universities are participating in collaborations where they create so-called MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). These are a way for anyone that is interested to participate in open-access, free from costs university courses. The courses are basically on any kind of subject you can think of: from art and history to…

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