Beautiful painting by Zeng Hao! Green Tara - originally a Hindu goddess and later adopted by some forms of Buddhism. She is known as the mother of liberation, a protectress, an obstacle remover, and an earth mother.
Everyday Life of the North American Indian by Jon Manchip White The story of the Native American from his immigration from the Asian mainland to life on government-authorized reservations. A well-woven narrative follows the nomad, hunter, and farmer throughout the New World, and presents detailed views of daily life and culture. Index. Bibliography. 6 maps and figures. 107 black-and-white illustrations.
I have pretty much been in love with anything Ancient Egyptian my whole life! mInnermost funerary coffin of King Tut Ankh Amon, Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ~ Tahrir Square, al-Qāhira (Cairo), Egypt.
Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird Bird (1831-1904) recounts her rugged passage through the Himalayas by horseback and her four-month sojourn amid 'the pleasantest of people.' Bird's evocative accounts of Tibetan ceremonies, decorations, costumes, and music, along with her vivid descriptions of palaces, temples, and monasteries, offer rare glimpses of a vanished world. 21 black-and-white illustrations.