Image of the Egyptian God Seth, taken up by the Rammesids of the New Kingdom as a patron deity. The capital of Piramesses was founded by Ramses II in the Delta on the site of the Hyskos stronghold during the Intermediate Period, Avaris.
Etruscan amphora the two EYES on this amphora to ward off evil, the snakes symbolize eternity the dolphins regeneration and the hare stands for fertility. Exhibition on Etruscan art at the Rijks museum Van Oudheden in Leiden, the Netherlands
Microscopic shot of a hummingbird's tongue. They lick the nectar with fringed, forked tongue. Capillary action along the fringe of their tongue helps draw nectar up into their throats so they can swallow.