1850 etching

The Bunker Hill Battle Monument, by Elizabeth Rubel

One moment I was in 1850, and the next it is 2014. The year had changed but from what I could tell, I am still the same Benson J. Lossing.[1] Looking around me, I note that I remain on Breed’s

1850 etching

The Bunker Hill Battle Monument, by Elizabeth Rubel

One moment I was in 1850, and the next it is 2014. The year had changed but from what I could tell, I am still the same Benson J. Lossing.[1] Looking around me, I note that I remain on Breed’s

Column of Trajan 1820 etching

The Column of Trajan, from the vantage point of Bunker Hill, by Chloë Walker

With the intention of designing a monument fit to commemorate the events that occurred at Bunker Hill in the midst of the American Revolutionary War, I set out to survey several other monuments around the globe, in search of inspiration.

Column of Trajan 1820 etching

The Column of Trajan, from the vantage point of Bunker Hill, by Chloë Walker

With the intention of designing a monument fit to commemorate the events that occurred at Bunker Hill in the midst of the American Revolutionary War, I set out to survey several other monuments around the globe, in search of inspiration.

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Jerusalem in history and memory, by Adam DiBattista

Just outside the walled city, to the south-west, is a series of rock cut tombs known as the Ketef Hinnom. The first internments of Ketef Hinnom occurred during the 7th century BCE and continued into the 2nd century BCE.[1] Two

aerial to north 2

Jerusalem in history and memory, by Adam DiBattista

Just outside the walled city, to the south-west, is a series of rock cut tombs known as the Ketef Hinnom. The first internments of Ketef Hinnom occurred during the 7th century BCE and continued into the 2nd century BCE.[1] Two

604 destruction

The End of the Philistines, by Samantha Chasse

This smashed assemblage of storage jars discovered at the Philistine city of Ashkelon dates to 604 B.C.E. These jars were probably used for wine storage. Charcoal, collapsed roofs, and charred remains were also found around these jars, and there is

604 destruction

The End of the Philistines, by Samantha Chasse

This smashed assemblage of storage jars discovered at the Philistine city of Ashkelon dates to 604 B.C.E. These jars were probably used for wine storage. Charcoal, collapsed roofs, and charred remains were also found around these jars, and there is

small altars 3

Four-horned altars at Tel Miqne, Israel, by Alice Crowe

In the Assyrian occupation levels of the Philistine settlement at Tel-Miqne, 17 four horned altars,[1] small tables for incense burning, were excavated, revealing a religious link between the Israelites, Philistines, and Judeans during the Iron Age.  These altars vary in

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Four-horned altars at Tel Miqne, Israel, by Alice Crowe

In the Assyrian occupation levels of the Philistine settlement at Tel-Miqne, 17 four horned altars,[1] small tables for incense burning, were excavated, revealing a religious link between the Israelites, Philistines, and Judeans during the Iron Age.  These altars vary in

World Trade Center Memorial

Nothing Memorials (Oklahoma City Bombing, 9/11 and Empty Sky), by Simon Pringle-Wallace

People have built monuments and memorials since the dawn of civilization. Great people and events, feats of human accomplishment have earned a slab of marble or a chunk of bronze. Such monuments call out “this person was here, this event

World Trade Center Memorial

Nothing Memorials (Oklahoma City Bombing, 9/11 and Empty Sky), by Simon Pringle-Wallace

People have built monuments and memorials since the dawn of civilization. Great people and events, feats of human accomplishment have earned a slab of marble or a chunk of bronze. Such monuments call out “this person was here, this event

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The Caryatids of the Erechtheion, by Natalie Landau

After the completion of the Parthenon in 432 BCE and the death of Pericles the following year, the Athenians felt it was time to create a new temple for their patron deity, Athena Polias. Begun around 421 BCE and for

caryatids 1

The Caryatids of the Erechtheion, by Natalie Landau

After the completion of the Parthenon in 432 BCE and the death of Pericles the following year, the Athenians felt it was time to create a new temple for their patron deity, Athena Polias. Begun around 421 BCE and for