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Gold hormos with medallion 
A hormos was a collar that could be worn on clothes. This hormos is made from gold and the medallion in the middle shows the god Dionysus. It is from the south of Italy, the Terentine culture. 
Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 4th or 3rd century BC.
Source: Metropolitan Museum 

"I do not think it irresponsible to portray even the direst futures; if we are to avoid them, we must understand that they are possible. But where are the alternatives? Where are the dreams that motivate and inspire? We long for realistic maps of a world we can be proud to give to our children. Where are the cartographers of human purpose? Where are the visions of hopeful futures, of technology as a tool for human betterment and not a gun on hair trigger pointed at our heads?"

- Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot


SPOTLIGHT: Rappers x Pre-16th Century Art

Meet your new favorite Tumblr! B4XVI is gathering a collection of comparisons between pre-16th century art and famous rappers.

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(via syllogisms)

The only thing that’s going to get me through these last six weeks of high school is this: knowing that I have never been closer to graduating than I am right right now – every second a countdown to the moment that smug asshole (my principal) hands me a diploma.

🌸 Happy Easter 🌸

Born on this day (04/20/1893): Joan Miró.
“Still Life with Old Shoe”, 1937.

Adolphe Etienne Piot

William Adophe Bougeuraeu  - Whisperings of Love