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  1. Giants and an Elephant

    Giants and an Elephant

    Assyrian relief on the Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III (ruled 859-824 BC), showing conquered peoples bringing an elephant and two monkeys for the royal zoo.
  2. Two men and a captive giraffe

    Two men and a captive giraffe

    Painting showing a captive giraffe from the tomb of Rekhmire, a vizier under Pharaohs Thutmose III and Amenhotep II.
  3. Giant door #15.jpg

    Giant door #15.jpg

    Giant doors at some unknown location.
  4. Giant door #14

    Giant door #14

    A set of doors in Lisbon
  5. Giant door #13

    Giant door #13

    The bronze main doors of the Basilica San Giovanni di Laterano
  6. Giant door #12

    Giant door #12

    Gigantic doors of Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Saint Petersburg.
  7. Giant door #11

    Giant door #11

    Huge doors in Rome
  8. Giant door #10

    Giant door #10

    Huge doors in the Grand Mosque of Muscat in Oman
  9. Giant door #9

    Giant door #9

    Massive door of a church in Cartagena, Colombia
  10. Giant door #8

    Giant door #8

    A giant door in Rome.
  11. Giant door #7

    Giant door #7

    A giant door in Mexico City
  12. Giant door #6

    Giant door #6

    A giant door in Mexico City
  13. Giant door #5

    Giant door #5

    A giant door at Plaza de la Catedral. Old Havana.
  14. Giant door #4

    Giant door #4

    A giant door in Naples
  15. Giant door #3

    Giant door #3

    The doors of the National Archives in Washington, DC
  16. Giant door #2

    Giant door #2

    Hadrians Doors, the oldest doors in Rome, dating back to 115 AD
  17. Giant door #1

    Giant door #1

    Giant doors in Barcelona
  18. Anton de Franckenpoint aka Langer Anton

    Anton de Franckenpoint aka Langer Anton

    His real name was Anton Franck, but he called himself Anton de Franckenpoint, which sounded more noble and was reminiscent of his birthplace in the Lower Rhine region. The skeleton measures 8.0" (243.8 cm) in height. Born: c.1544-1561 In 1810 the skeleton of Anton de Franckenpoint was added...
  19. Hercules Carrying the Columns of Gaza

    Hercules Carrying the Columns of Gaza

    The legendary strongman Hercules was born to the god Zeus and a mortal named Alcmena. This union so incensed Zeus’s wife Hera that she made life almost unbearable for the hero. Her ire resulted in him undertaking a series of tasks, known as the Twelve Labors of Hercules. Sebald Beham challenged...
  20. Hercules and Pygmies

    Hercules and Pygmies

    According to Greek mythology, Pygmies once encountered Heracles, and climbing all over the sleeping hero attempted to bind him down, but when he stood up they fell off. A plate from Les Images Ou Tableaux De Platte Peinture Des Deux Philostrates Sophistes Grecs, by Blaise de Vigenère, Paris...
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