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‘Ancient Aliens’ Giorgio A. Tsoukalos gives a talk at Wonderfest 2012 (1 of 6 Parts.)

History Channel’s ‘Ancient Aliens’ Giorgio A. Tsoukalos gives a talk at Wonderfest, a science fiction/fantasy/horror convention held in Louisville, Kentucky.

Skulls, snakes and Queen Elizabeth: wax vanitas symbolism

A striking 18th century wax head: half skull covered in insects and reptiles; half resembling Queen Elizabeth I. Underneath is inscribed, ‘Vanity of vanities, all is vanity’. Sarah Jaffray explores the symbolism of death and beauty in this curious tableau.

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