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- Adinkra cloth (158k)
- This is an artist embroibering an adinkra cloth. adinkra cloth
is stamped with a combination of symbols usually honoring the departed in
- Symbols usually found on adinkra
- An example of symbols often found on adinkra cloth.
- Individual adinkra symbols.
- Here is a close-up of adinkra symbols. From left to right, they
represent a fern, crossed crocodiles sharing the same stomachs, moon and
star, state ceremonial swords, seal of the law, and the bad muslims having
overshadowed the good ones.
- Transportation in Ancient Rome (77k)
- This relief shows the different means of transportation in Ancient Rome.
- A Roman Coin (51k)
- This picture of an ancient Roman coin gives homage to Ceasar Augusts' wife.
- An ancient Roman cisium (114k)
- This roman cisium was a quick means of transportation for people who needed to get somewhere quickly, such as couriers and envoys of the emperor.
- A Raeda (100k)
- Raedae were used as a means of transportation for those affluent families who could afford them. A raeda is a carriage.
- A Plaustrum (98k)
- A plaustrum was slow and often pulled by oxen. It was used for carrying heavy loads.
- Tracks (96k)
- These tracks were made by Romans who drove their plaustra through the streets of Pompeii.
- The miliarium aureum (226k)
- The miliaium aurem, or golden milestone was a sight that attracted people from many lands to see Rome.