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A woman takes her pet snake out for a slither | Community Post: 30 Strange But Delightful Vintage Photos Of Animals

30 Strange But Delightful Vintage Photos Of Animals

Animals were weird in days gone by.

Snake handler Frank Keefer, Siebrand Brothers Carnival, mid 1940′s, Idaho Falls, Idaho

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Bronze cobra as Goddess Tefnut.	Egypt, 2nd Intermediate Period, Dynasty 17, Intef VII/Sekhemreheruhermaat Dating:		1640 BC–1600 BC Origin:		Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes

Bronze cobra as Goddess Tefnut. Egypt, 2nd Intermediate Period, Dynasty 17, Intef VII/Sekhemreheruhermaat Dating: 1640 BC–1600 BC Origin: Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes

From Book of the Holy Trinity, late 15th century.Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, BSB Cgm 598, detail of image 166. Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit (Book of the Holy Trinity). Late 15th century (not before 1467).

No You Shut Up

demonagerie: “ Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, BSB Cgm 598, detail of image 166. Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit (Book of the Holy Trinity). Late 15th century (not before 1467). ”

Snake Goddess Manasa

Snake Goddess Manasa

Northeastern India; ca. 12th century Phylitte Rubin Museum of Art, New York

India, Gujarat, South Asia  The Goddess Kalika, circa 1575  Painting; Watercolor, Opaque watercolor and ink on paper    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Shared Identity

centuriespast: “ India, Gujarat, South Asia The Goddess Kalika, circa 1575 Painting; Watercolor, Opaque watercolor and ink on paper The Los Angeles County Museum of Art ”

Evans's "Snake Goddess" from Knossos, Crete c. 1600 BCE (Archeological Museum, Herakleion)

Women in the Aegean: Minoan Snake Goddess: 9. Snake Charmers

Lina the snake charmer postcard 1920 (Fr.)

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Africa | "Bansonyi" snake sculpture from the Baga people of Guinea | Wood and pigments | The spirit Ninkinanka, of the snake called bansonyi or Mantsho-or-no-Pön, reigned among the Baga people, who feared him. He was the spirit who could bring rain, provide wealth, and children to infertile women. Each section within a village was represented by the wooden image of a serpent, like a totemic animal | Late 19th century

SERPENT BAGA BAGA SNAKE , GUINÉE

Africa | "Bansonyi" snake sculpture from the Baga people of Guinea | Wood and pigments | The spirit Ninkinanka, of the snake called bansonyi or Mantsho-or-no-Pön, reigned among the Baga people, who feared him. He was the spirit who could bring rain, provide wealth, and children to infertile women. Each section within a village was represented by the wooden image of a serpent, like a totemic animal | Late 19th century

Aja’ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, 17th c.

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New Guinea ceremonial boards.

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Lekythos. Attic, c.500 B.C. | The British Museum

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Lekythos. Attic, c.500 B.C. | The British Museum