The painting is by Pissarro and shows a woman bringing in sheep. Her home may be one of the small red and white buildings in the back. The sheep or lambs, may end up next door. Continue reading
Last year, Canadian walkers discovered an interesting object along the shore of a lake in British Columbia. The object was so interesting, they contacted an archaeologist. Soon, more archaeologists and experts studied the fascinating discovery.
He collected some impressive titles, including King of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania, King of France. When young, he was not just his mother’s favourite. He was also a bit of a rebel, calling himself “a little Huguenot” and apparently “even bit the nose off a statue of Saint Paul”.
The UK’s Guardian reports, a painting which was stolen – and not even missed by its museum – has been returned! It is a copy of the world’s most expensive painting. Don’t know about you, but even if I had a very bad copy of a Leonardo painting, I’d miss it!
Most people remember the Stasi from films or books as the nasty security service of East Germany, or the DDR. But the Stasi not only spied. It also carried out ‘projects’ like Aktion Licht: looting and confiscating valuables from East German banks.
Archaeologists who partly unearthed a Roman take-away in Pompeii in 2019, have shared more information as they continue to work on the spot. This “snack bar” is not unique, for Pompeii had over one hundred of them. What does delight archaeologists: the shop is fairly complete and unlike at other ‘take-away’ shops, its frescoes are preserved.
Dutch media reported, wrecks and remains of ships which may have been part of a Spanish fleet were recently discovered. The wrecks were discovered near Hoorn, in the Markermeer. This artificial lake was once part of the Dutch Zuiderzee, which in turn was connected to the North sea.
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German Police told media early this morning, another suspect linked to the spectacular Green Vault Heist was arrested. They are still looking for his twin brother.
A day later: German police raid various addresses over the Canadian Gold Coin theft.
If you kept track of developments and read reports, you know members of the same gang that robbed Dresden’s Green Vault, were involved in the theft from Berlin’s Bode Museum.
It helps if you like dogs; or like a lark. For the photos exhibited in “Being Human” show dogs pretending to be … you, your friends, acquaintance and other human beings.