After the Kéet S’aaxw (Killer Whale Hat) was repatriated to the Dakl’aweidi the clan leader, Edwell John, Jr., brought it back to the Smithsonian to be 3D scanned so an accurate replica could be made and displayed at the Smithsonian Institution.
Intihuatana means “where the sun is tied” in Quechua. | Intihuatana, en quechua quiere decir, “donde se amarra el sol”.
Discover David Livingstone through the Russell E. Train Africana Collection
One of the most complex narrative scenes on the surface of the Cosmic Buddha illustrates the popular Vimalakirti Nirdesha sutra which recounts a meeting between Manjushri, the bodhisattva of wisdom, and the Buddhist layman Vimalakirti.
An investigation into the fossiliferous limestone from which the Cosmic Buddha was carved.
Fossil skull and jaws of a yet unnamed species of extinct dolphin, discovered in 6-7 million year-old rocks along the Caribbean coast of Panama.
This supernova was formed when a massive star exploded approximately 330 years ago. It's expanding debris field of hot gas and energetic particles will seed the universe with essential elements.
How a three dimensional model of an object thousands of light years away was created and what it tells us about our universe.
Saqsaywaman (sak sigh WAH mahn) was the symbol of the military and religious power of the state. -- Saqsaywaman (sak sigh WAH mahn) fue el símbolo del poder militar y religioso del estado.