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Unknown language found stamped in ancient clay tablet In deciphering the tablet seen above, John MacGinnis of the University of Cambridge found that many of the names on the list are not from any currently known ancient language. “One or two are actually Assyrian and a few more may belong to other known languages of the period, such as Luwian or Hurrian,” he says, “but the great majority belong to a previously unidentified language.” » via New Scientist

Shown above is one of dozens of unrelated human-faced fish species belongs to the collections of Dr. Takeshi Yamada of the Coney Island University in New York City. This particular human-faced monster (9¼ inch) is originally captured in Yangtze River in China in 2007. Human-faced Fish (人面魚, Jinmengyo) by MUSEUM OF WORLD WONDERS (Part 3) Dr.Takeshi Yamada, via Flickr

In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet, was originally the warrior goddess as well as the goddess of healing for Upper Eqypt. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath created the desert. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare. by Muninn