Pictish stones with 35 symbols, Replica of the Class II Hilton of Cadboll Stone at the original location; (original are in the Museum of Scotland). New study concludes engravings represent the long lost language of the Picts, a confederation of Celtic tribes (eastern and northern Scotland). The stones may have served as personal memorials, with symbols for clans, lineages or kindred; markers of tribal & lineage territory; burials. The Eassie Stone depicts ancient ceremonies and rituals.
This image from World War I shows mules transporting aerial torpedoes through the Argonne Forest in France. They are being led by French troops. Mules along with horses were vital on the Western Front. They had extraordinary stamina even in severe weather conditions. They were often the only means of getting supplies to the front and getting guns and torpedoes moved from place to place through difficult terrain.
Illustration of barbed wire progressively turning into roses by Irina Gliudza. (Photo: Fabrica) Part of a commission to transform poems written by children in the Terezin concentration camp into works of art. Also, 27 January is Holocaust Remembrance Day in the UK.