Andy kept digging holes then getting tired and plopping down in the sand
Inside the Globe Theatre
Titus Andronicus was running at the time - notice all the dried “blood” on the stage.
|—||Len Vlahos, The Scar Boys (via quoted-books)p|
The sea, the sea, there is none else for me, though the wind and waves bear me alone, never have I been more at home
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MUMMY BROWN
Mummy Brown was a remarkable pigment that had its origins in ancient Egypt and became popular in European painting from about the sixteenth century. To many people’s surprise, shock, or even disgust, it was exactly what its name implied – a rich brown pigment made primarily from the flesh of mummies. The story of its rise and eventual fall from grace is a strange one, and to fully understand it we must first appreciate the extraordinary way in which Egyptian mummies came to be used – and abused – in the Christian West.
(Source: Art in Society)
More surprising than the fact that 16th to 19th century artists used ground up mummies to paint with, is the fact that ‘Mummy powder’ was also consumed for healing purposes.
You can read more here.
Machete and the blood on his hands.
|—||Brian L. Weiss (via thestylishgypsy)|