The Horsehead Nebula is a cloud of ionized-hydrogen in the constellation Orion. These clouds are lit from within by young, hot stars. The interstellar dust absorbs the light from part of the ionized cloud creating this beautiful contrast. Image Credit: NA
Jackie Morris grteetings cards in aid of the musicians benevolent fund
Hitit gunesi (hattusas)
The Green Stone - A massive green rock cube located in the ruins of Hattusa, capital of the Hittite empire. Probably had religious significance, may have been a gift or reparation from an Egyptian pharaoh.
These troglodyte cave-cities were excavated as early as Hittite times, and expanded over the centuries as various marauding armies traversed Central Anatolia in search of captives and plunder. There are 36 underground cities in Cappadocia
Yam or Baal. Detailed cast bronze, hammered over with silver sheets on the body, electrum on the face. Strongly resembles the Canaanite Baal, a region of people in the area of the present-day Israel, Lebanon and Palestinian territories.