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DISCOVER CULTURAL HISTORY THROUGH IMAGES

This gouache painting illustrates Greek open-air shower baths for men.
In this image, a woman wearing an extraordinarily high wig decorated with beads and lace, discusses her head-dress with a man sitting opposite who wears a legal tie wig, gown and bands.
In this color woodcut image, a young female role actor performs a butterfly dance.
Four-cornered hat decorated with geometric designs and stylized images depicting anthropomorphic figures, animals, and plants central in Wari and Tiwanaku religions.
This conceptual image suggests hallucinations or dreams.
This image shows a zoo with giraffes, tigers, and a peacock.
Thoth, the Egyptian god of writing, accounting and all things intellectual is depicted in this statue as a baboon.
This photograph shows a Navajo man in ceremonial dress representing the Yebichai god Zahabolzi.
This image shows a flowering branch of a rose apple.

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Timeline of Cultural History