Detail of the base of the Obelisk of Theodosius. Erected on the Spina of the Hippodrome of Constantinople it now stands in Sultan Ahmet Square, Istanbul. [OC]
The sarcophagi of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I (1892-1975) and his wife Menen Asfaw (1891-1962). The lids are based on the curved tops of classical Aksumite obelisk-graves. Selassie was not interred until 2000, having been secretively murdered in a coup. Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa.
A perfect spot for travelers and a little escape to a small quiet village at the end of the day at Ramatuelle, French Riviera.
Farmland reclaimed from the sea replaced by solar panels in Muan County, South Jeolla Province [680×1138]