RMS Titanic Scale Model

RMS Titanic Scale Model is one of its kind as till date a authentic scale model of the Titanic had never been built. However Fine Art Models, the world’s premier scale model makers managed to seek the permission to build a definitive 1:48 scale model of the Titanic as a limited edition ($2,500,000). At 18 feet, she looks stunning sporting …

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Life-sized Tyrannosaurus Rex garden statue

If you’re looking to make an absurd novelty addition to your yard, drinkstuff.com has the perfect product: a life-sized, $57,000 Tyrannosaurus Rex garden statue made from fiberglass and resin. They’ve also got a life-sized Camarasaurus for sale at the same price. In any case, these Jurassic Park-like statues could make a funny addition to your crib, especially if your backyard …

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Treasure-filled ancient graves unearthed in Greece

Greek workers discovered around 1,000 graves, some filled with ancient treasures, while excavating for a subway system in the historic city of Thessaloniki, the state archaeological authority said Monday. Some of the graves, which dated from the first century B.C. to the 5th century A.D., contained jewelry, coins and various pieces of art, the Greek archaeological service said in a …

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Michelangelo: La Dotta Mano

“Michelangelo: La Dotta Mano” (“The Wise Hand”), is an over-the-top volume of photographs of this Renaissance master’s sculptures and. It is probably “the most beautiful book in the world” and also one of the most expensive, with its retail price of around $155,000. Using the high standards of the privately published books in the 19th as a starting point, the …

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Indian and Southeast Asian Art

The smooth bronze surfaces reflect light, further emphasizing the sculptural volumes. Festooned with colored stones, Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion, the figure looks completely natural. His eyes, which almost but never quite confront the viewer and the faint smile on his lips create a mood of serenity and gentleness perfectly suited to him. If you have been mesmerized by …

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