One of the main sources of lighting fuel in the colonial period and well into the nineteenth century was whale oil. Consequently, hunting fo...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The Heliopolitan creation myth provided some of the prototypes for Egyptian queenship. Isis, for example, served as the faithful wife and ai...
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