Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas | Gryffindor | Symbol: Lion Colours Scarlet and Gold Element: Fire Relic: Gryffindor's Sword Common Room: Behind the Fat Lady's Portrait, seventh floor Positive Defining Traits: Bravery, chivalry. Negative Defining Traits: Recklessness, arrogance Founder: Godric Gryffindor Head: Minerva McGonagall [1956 - 1998] Ghost: Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington Notable Members: Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter, Neville Longbottom.


A WELL DEFINED CAST IRON FIRE BACK WITH DOUBLE HEADED EAGLE DECORATION. The symbolism is of the Byzantine, the first Christian Church, founded by the Roman Emperor Constantine in Constantinople, looking to East and West. Flemish 18th century.


AN ETRUSCAN CARNELIAN SCARAB AND GOLD FINGER RING CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C. The large beetle with a crosshatched plinth, well-defined legs and head, a hatched border to the thorax, and outlined elytra with corner V winglets, the underside engraved with Bellerophon and the Chimaera, the hero riding the winged horse Pegasus, a spear in his raised hand, the horse with a ring of beads around its neck, the Chimaera in the form of a lion with its head turned back,


Archaeological excavations in the Central Anatolian province of Konya’s Çatalhöyük, headed by Professor Ian Hadder, have unearthed a well-preserved female figurine from the Neolithic era of 8,000-8,500 B.C.


Head of a statue of Amenemhat III wearing the white crown, Egypt, 12th dynasty, reign of Amenemhat III, ca.1859–1813 BC (acquired in Cairo, 1894). H: 18 x W: 7" (47 x 18.5 cm)


Luke 10:19 I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you.