Seated divinity. Maya Culture, Rio Bec (?) or Chenes region, Mexico, Classic period. Made of polychrome stucco, dates to between circa 550 and circa 950.
Former collection of Jean Lions, 1970s; former collection of H. Law; auctioned by Binoche & Giquello on 21 March 2011. Photo taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
photos by mohammad reza domiri ganji in iran of :
(1) the dome of the seyyed mosque in isfahan;
(2,8) the nasīr al mulk mosque, or pink mosque, in shiraz;
(3,4) the vakil mosque in shiraz;
(5) the ceiling of the fifth floor of ali qapu in isfahan;
(6,10) the vakil bathhouse in shiraz;
(7) the imam mosque in isfahan;
(9) the jame mosque of yazd
(Source : awkwardsituationist)
The most beautiful volcanic craters from around the world
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(Source : timetv.ro)
The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The steamy waters are part of a lava formation. The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulphur and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help some people suffering from skin diseases. The water temperature in the bathing and swimming area of the lagoon averages 37-39 °C.
Niagara falls winter 2013-2014