mythology

mythology

Swifter than eagles! Stronger than lions!*
October 17, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

  Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 1971; AOL Time Warner Nope, not the *Hsawaknow but extraordinary beasts instead, arising from where the fantastical and the wondrous collide.   Some animals are so exotic that their initial discovery is difficult to comprehend. Stories of griffins, dragons and more may seem like tall tales to us […]

The Mythology of Love [Museum Store]
January 26, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

You know what time it is? Valentine’s Time. And whether you’re a devotee of Cupid or a this-holiday-was-invented-by-Hallmark humbug, our museum store has a range of gifts you’ll love giving – or receiving. Check out these these heart-warming selections – each was chosen based on an ancient cultural belief or historic tradition associated with the […]

100 years – 100 Objects: Aztec Stone Figure
July 27, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 – meaning that the curators of the Houston Museum of Natural Science have been collecting and preserving natural and cultural treasures for a hundred years now. For this yearlong series, our current curators have chosen one hundred exceptional objects from the Museum’s immense storehouse of […]



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