Archive - Sep 13, 2008
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-09-13 17:46
No one seems to remember why the French repressed the Cagot people for nearly one thousand years. Now Marie-Pierre Manet-Beauzac, the last of the bloodline, is attempting to uncover the truth about a persecuted people. Sean Thomas of the Independent has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-09-13 14:18
The Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna website features a 16th century mechanical, wooden doll which "plays the cittern, turns its head and seems to mince along with tiny steps while in fact running on wheels." (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-09-13 11:05
Bailey Rose has posted a video made from her photos taken at the recent St. Bogdacious Summer Camp in the Barony of Axemoor, Slidell, Louisiana, on YouTube.
Submitted by samia on Sat, 2008-09-13 08:00
A rare Islamic rock crystal ewer is reclassified after being sold as post-industrial French antique for about UK£200. It will auction at Christie's London this October for more than UK£3 million. It is one of eight known extant rock crystal ewers from the period. (picture)