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Gazi Scroll, c.1800, British Museum

A picture that wild have inspired emily.This painting is scenes from the legend of Gazi, a scroll painting created by Murshidabad District Bengal India.This photo exemplifies Hindu and or Islamic life.

Smith-Lesouëf (oriental) 243, f. 10 (Shiva-Bhairava riding an owl). India, 18th century

Smith-Lesouëf (oriental) f. 10 (Shiva-Bhairava riding an owl). India, century Dude "Come on my friend, fly like the wind!" Owl "Really?

The oldest known dictionaries are cuneiform tablets from the Akkadian empire with bilingual word lists in Sumerian and Akkadian discovered in Ebla in modern Syria. The Urra=hubullu glossary, a major Babylonian glossary or encyclopedia from the second millennium BCE, preserved in the Louvre, is an outstanding example of his early form of wordlist.

The oldest known dictionary is on a series of cuneiform tablets from the Akkadian Empire with bilingual word lists in Sumerian and Akkadian. It was discovered in Ebla in modern Syria and dates from the early millennium BC.

Sita, Rama, and Lakshmana in the forest painting c. 1780 ( Wikimedia ) Detail:

Sita, Rama, and Lakshmana in the forest painting c. 1780 ( Wikimedia ) Detail:

The statue of Abraham Lincoln being installed at the Lincoln Memorial in 1920.

The statue of Abraham Lincoln being installed at the Lincoln Memorial in 1920.

Krishna-Abhisarika Nayika meets a witch and snakes on the way to meeting her lover, Detail from an early 19th century Indian miniature painting (Period - Rajput, Pahari, Kangra school), ink and color on paper.

Krishna-Abhisarika Nayika meets a witch and snakes on the way to meeting her lover, Detail from an early century Indian miniature painting (Period - Rajput, Pahari, Kangra school), ink and color on paper. Via The Sunshine State