Swirling in Pauahi Crater -- "Lava pours onto the floor of Pauahi Crater during the eruption of Mauna Ulu, November 11th, 1973" in Hawaii, USA. Photographer: R. Tilling, United States Geological Survey [1562 x 1053] [OS]
Visit Skytree-Town last weekend and enjoyed the small not so crowded Christmas Market on the 4th floor. I try to avoid the bit markets.
Paleochristian Frankish sarcophagus with an elaborate vine and floral pattern. It was carved from marble in the 6th century CE. Maguelone Cathedral. Hérault, France.
Sarcophagus of Yaroslav the Wise (978-1054), the Grand Prince of Kiev who presided over the East Slavic federation's greatest territorial extent in the mid-11th century. The six-ton marble tomb is covered in Byzantine Christian symbols. Saint Sophia's Cathedral, Ukraine.
Roman mosaic portraits depicting the owner of a luxurious rustic estate and his children, circa mid-2nd century CE. Excavated from the Villa Armira, a 22-room home likely owned by an Italian marble trader who moved to the province to exploit its quarries. National Historical Museum. Sofia, Bulgaria.