Blog launched: Sept 1, 2010

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Ophrys attica


802-8097 [Ophrys attica]






A closer look at the same flower


Photographed in Lavrio on March 14, 2017

 

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Gold masks

_8012793 [Mask A]

Death masks made of gold.
They were found in Grave IV at Mycenae excavations.

16th century BC

 
 
The mask below is the only one found that shows the eyes open.




_8012787 [Mask B]


Photographed within the National Archeological Museum in Athens [here] on March 16, 2014


 

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Colchicum cupanii

IMG_4900HF [Colchicum cupanii]

Photographed on Mt. Hymittos on November 03, 2017


803_0703 [Colchicum cupanii]


Photographed on Mt. Hymittos on November 22, 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017