Hummingbird, July 2004, Cuba, New Mexico
From the Series We Are All A Part
The Air, Maarten de Vos +1532-1603+Museo del Prado
Fossilized remains of Uintacrinus socialis crinoids at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
Reserve HeadOld KingdomDynasty 4Reign of Khufu or Khafreca. 2551–2528 B.C.Reserve heads were used during the Old Kingdom, as a magical place to hold the Ka of the deceased should anything happen to the body. In Egyptian religion it was believed that if anything happened to the body of the deceased then they would cease to exist in the afterlife. A reserve head was used to ensure against such a fate.(Source: The Metropolitan Museum)
devil and the cat worshippers kissing the cat’s butt
Jean Tinctor, Traittié du crisme de vauderie (Sermo contra sectam vaudensium), Bruges ca. 1470-1480.
Paris, BnF, Français 961, fol. 1r