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Photographs by Isaac Roberts, the pioneer of “astrophotography of nebulae” via Dame de Pique. Top: Praesepe, the beehive star cluster, 1891; bottom: double star cluster in Perseus, 1890.
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Abstract bull figures from from Mali, a “wooden core over-modeled with materials such as mud, eggs, chewed kola nuts, sacrificial blood, urine, honey, beer, vegetable fiber and cow dung” via Metropolitan Museum of Art/Rand African Art:
“It has also been noted that the sacrificial coatings are strikingly similar to the undigested contents of human stomachs . . . For this reason, they have sometimes been interpreted as portrayals of animals and people turned inside out.”