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Tiyanak

fantasticallore:

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Origin: Philippines

Type: Spirit

Tiyanak is a being who takes the form of a crying baby in the jungle, attracting travelers. If one picks it up, it will revert to its demonic shape and attack with its sharp claws and fangs. They also enjoy abducting children. In some stories, it has the ability to fly.

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archaicwonder:

Greek Chalcidian Bronze Helmet, Circa 4th Century BC
The crown with carinated perimeter extending into triangular contour above the brow, three plume holders attached above, contoured ‘eyebrow’ at center-front, with hinged cheekpieces.

archaicwonder:

Greek Chalcidian Bronze Helmet, Circa 4th Century BC

The crown with carinated perimeter extending into triangular contour above the brow, three plume holders attached above, contoured ‘eyebrow’ at center-front, with hinged cheekpieces.

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drtanner:

suicunesrider:

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Remember in 1993 when Jurassic Park was like…the end all, be all of special effects?

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not gonna lie that still looks intimately real

I’m still somewhat convinced that someone sold their soul to create the special effects in Jurassic Park because that shit is over 20 years old and it still really, really holds up, better than the stuff in a lot of current movies, even.

Fucking witchcraft, man. 

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loresseintes:

Vaiśravaṇa (Bishamonten, ビシャモンテン) is one of the Four Heavenly Kings in Buddhism. He is the guardian of the north and also one of the Seven Lucky Gods in Japanese mythology.

loresseintes:

Vaiśravaṇa (Bishamonten, ビシャモンテン) is one of the Four Heavenly Kings in Buddhism. He is the guardian of the north and also one of the Seven Lucky Gods in Japanese mythology.

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Filed under History