La Hougue Bie

Entrance to the Neolithic burial chamber at La Hougue Bie, one of the largest and best-preserved passage graves in Europe, in the eastern half of Jersey, Channel Islands. The burial chamber dates from around 4,000 BC, and would also have served as a sacred or ritual site – crouching (almost crawling) to the far end …

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Croatian miscellany #11

Fragment of a 1st-2nd century AD Medusa found near Umag, now in the Temple of Jupiter in Pula. Istria, May 2012. Photo # Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.