not really a blog -- just a few pictures

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Metropolitan Museum of Art


































The Temple of Dendur and the Queen Hatshepshut room. The temple was commissioned by Augustus Caesar in Nubia to placate Egyptian locals and the reliefs depict him as a pharaoh making offerings to Egyptian deities. The statues of Hatshepshut were reconstructed from fragments and show her as a man.

Goats visit the Googleplex
















Goats visited the Googleplex on April 27th. But, still no sign of the goat-pilotable VTOL I was promised back at the Robotics Institute.