J. Henry Jean Louis

J. Henry Jean Louis

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Lady of Elche is a once polychrome stone bust that was discovered by chance in 1897 at L'Alcúdia, an archaeological site on a private estate about two kilometers south of Elche, Valencia, Spain. The Lady of Elche is generally believed to be a piece of Iberian sculpture from the 4th century BC. According to The Encyclopedia of Religion, the Lady of Elche, is conjectured as having a direct association with Tanit, the goddess of Carthage, that was worshiped by the Punic-Iberians.

La Dama de Elche (The Lady of Elche) an Iberian piece from the century B. on display at the National Archaeological Museum of Spain in Madrid. Probably the finest Iberian sculpture found to date.

Moqui Marbles, naturally occurring iron oxide concretions that arise from navajo sandstone. Very prevalent in the Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument

Moqui Marbles, naturally occurring iron oxide concretions that arise from navajo sandstone. Very prevalent in the Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument (I have a small one of these that looks like iron balls formed together!