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Rumi Session Series ; Pure by Sarvin Haghighi

Pure by Sarvin Haghighi

This poster for President Obama is a campaign to try and persuade voters to vote for him.

Barack Obama/Hope Painter: Shepard Fairey Year: 2008 Known to many of us as the poster plastered everywhere in support of now-President Barack Obama, this image began life as a x collage in Fairey's studio.

My submission to the final round of the Map Contest, on AH.com. I´ve tried some new effects here, specially the coast line, also reverting the contrast of land and sea to create some negative ...

I've been trying some new techniques for the shaded relief, and I believe it went out better than I expected. Near East et Latin Levant

The Nasīr al-Mulk Mosque is a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran, located in Goade-e-Araban place (near the famous Shah Cheragh mosque). The mosque was built during the Qājār era, and is still in use under protection by Nasir al Mulk's Endowment Foundation. It was built by the order of Mirza Hasan Ali Nasir al Molk, one of the lords of the Qajar Dynasty, in 1876 and was finished in 1888. The designers were Muhammad Hasan-e-Memar and Muhammad Reza Kashi Paz-e-Shirazi.

Nasir al-Mulk Mosque - Shiraz, Iran i love the tall structural beams within the space and the pattern which flows from the floor to the walls up to the ceiling

Letchworth State Park, renowned as the "Grand Canyon of the East," is one of the most scenically magnificent areas in the eastern U.S.

Letchworth State Park , Castile, New York - an hour from Buffalo , called the Grand Canyon of the east. We live outside Buffalo. It's wonderful.

Palmyra was an ancient city in central Syria. Located in an oasis, it had long been a vital caravan stop for travellers crossing the Syrian desert and was known as the Bride of the Desert.  In the 2nd millennium BC, it was a trading city in the extensive network that linked Mesopotamia and northern Syria.  Palmyra is mentioned in the Bible as part of Solomon's Kingdom.  by Rikko77

Palmyra was an ancient city in central Syria. Located in an oasis, it had long been a vital caravan stop for travellers crossing the Syrian desert and was known as the Bride of the Desert. Palmyra is mentioned in the Bible as part of Solomon's Kingdom.

Evening dress (image 1) | House of Poiret | French | 1920s | silk, metallic | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.51.48.3

Evening dress, Paul Poiret, French, silk and metallic, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

From my 'Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East' board: Art from the ancient sity of Susa. Iran.

From my 'Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East' board: Art from the ancient sity of Susa. I love art from this region and time period, especially animal-themed art.

Ancient Greek bracelet that Selene wears - a gift from her mother | cynthia reccord

Ancient Greek jewelry: charm of the past

Greek gold spiral bracelet of two snakes whose tails are tied in a Hercules knot that is decorated with a garnet in a bezel setting; in the Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Germany.

Sari, Iran. Badab-e Surt; It comprises a range of stepped travertine terrace formations that has been created over thousands of years as flowing water from two mineral hot springs cooled and deposited carbonate minerals on the mountain side. http://irantravelpackages.com

Badab-e Surt, Iran. Photo by Abbas Arabzadeh. A range of stepped travertine terrace formations, created over thousands of years as flowing water from mineral hot springs cooled and deposited carbonate minerals on the mountain side.

This ensemble of majestic, tilting medressas – a near-overload of majolica, azure mosaics and vast, well-proportioned spaces – is the centrepiece of the city, and arguably the most awesome single sight in Central Asia... Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/uzbekistan/central-uzbekistan/samarkand/sights/squares-plazas/the-registan#ixzz3KHq67MNQ

Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Registan, Minaret of Tilla-Kari Madressa (Islamic legal college--usually linked with great mausoleums and mosques).

dromedarios y jinetes en el desierto

An entry from Emilialua

an amazing photo through this beautiful portal , three wise men maybe?

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