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Stony stairway from the 13th century.  “Elbsandsteingebirge” mountains in Sachsen, Germany

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Stone Heads at Sunset, Nemrut Dağı, Turkey

Stone Heads at Sunset, Nemrut Dağı, Turkey

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Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt

Temple of Kom Ombo

The spectacular riverside setting of the temple of Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo. Pillars of the partly Roman forecourt of the Temple. View the Temple of Kom Ombo On Black Dietmar Temps www.dietmartemps.de

amber, Russia

17 любопытных фактов о янтаре

Всем привет! В каком-то смысле, в продолжение поста о стразах , сегодня вашему вниманию предлагается подборка фактов о таком удивительном материале для рукоделия, как янтарь. 1. Янтарь может быть не только белым, желтым, оранжевым, красным, но даже зеленым и голубым. Разнообразная окраска…

Beautiful Minerals

Aquamarine with a pink Morganite termination from Pakistan.

Red Beryl from Harris Mine, Utah

Red Beryl from Harris Mine, Utah

5,000 year old Tarim Mummies - blonde-haired European-looking bodies, discovered in China in 1910.  DNA evidence suggests that these Tarim basin people, the Tocharians, had a mixture of E. European and native Siberian blood, suggesting that some of the European men intermarried with local women. Early traders, working to link China and Europe as much as 2000 years before the founding of the Silk Road, some graves contain tartans and wooden boats used as coffins (in the middle of the desert).

The Mystery Behind the 5,000 Year Old Tarim Mummies

Rockhound Revival

Tourmaline Cluster “The Steamboat” A natural Tourmaline cluster featuring two parallel bicolored vivid reddish pink Elbaite crystals with bright bluish green exterior zoning and flat basal...

AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION HEAD OF A CAT   MIDDLE KINGDOM (2133-1797 B.C.)

AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION HEAD OF A CAT , MIDDLE KINGDOM (2133-1797 B.C.)

AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION HEAD OF A CAT MIDDLE KINGDOM (2133-1797 B.C.)