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Humans have dealt with the deceased in different ways according to culture and timeframe, but almost always rituals have been created around the concept of death. Explore the archaeological remains showing the rituals of death and burial in this gallery.
Archaeologists aren't always found deep in a trench sifting through rubble, but it's during their field work that they're often most visible. This gallery depicts archaeologists during their daily work: digging, excavating, researching, observing.
"Don't judge a book by its cover", goes the popular phrase, but striking cover art stays long in our memories. Here's a variety of book cover designs, from children's fiction to classics of world literature.
Although a member of the Triple Alliance with Austria-Hungary and Germany, Italy did not join them in 1914, but a year later entered the war on the opposing side with Entente Powers. This Europeana 1914-1918 Centenary Tour gallery highlights a selection of images from WWI Italy.
Sometimes when moving to a new place, it's not always possible to carry many possessions. These simple everyday items remind us how objects can connect us to home, to our loved ones, to migration journeys and to our cultures.
Utagawa (also known as Andō) Hiroshige (1797–1858) is often considered the last great master of ukiyo-e – the Japanese tradition of woodblock prints and paintings that flourished in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
With a patent application first lodged by the Lumière brothers in late 1903, autochrome was an additive three-colour photographic process. It consists of a mosaic of colours on a glass plate, designed to be viewed using hand-held devices or projected using carbon arc lamps.
Ernst Kleiber, German prisoner of war, created a richly-illustrated manuscript while in Russian custody in Central Asia (1915-1918). Take a look at those detailed sketches of the flora and fauna of Turkestan, the region where he was held captive.
While settling in new nations, people who are refugees or have migrated have been setting up and working in new businesses. This gallery shows stores, cafes, restaurant, bakeries and more bringing benefits to their communities.
Part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the dissolution of the Dual Monarchy in 1918, Hungary was changed profoundly by World War One. Images in this gallery provide you with an impression of what happened during four years of warfare.
Hungary’s capital is bisected by the river Danube and its origins began with Aquincum, a Celtic settlement. Hungarians arrived in the territory in the 9th century and today, its famous Chain Bridge links Buda with Pest, united in 1873. Gallery curated by Forum Hungaricum.
Rainbows have been used as symbols for centuries, from biblical scenes to heraldry to the symbol of pride. This gallery shows all the colours of the rainbow in manuscripts, posters, paintings, and more.
Migration occurs everywhere and at anytime, sometimes forced, sometimes by choice. This gallery shows photographs, sketches and drawing of people in transit, leaving their homes in search of new horizons.