TENGKOLOK

The terms tengkolok, Tanjak, and setanjak are synonyms; the word “tengkolok” also refers to “headgear or headcover worn by women”,[6] but the definition as women headgear is rarely used today.[7] However, some people[who?] say that tengkolok, tanjak, and destar are different in term of cloth type or tying even though Read more…

MAIDEN’S TOWER

The Maiden’s Tower (Turkish: Kız Kulesi), also known as Leander’s Tower (Tower of Leandros) since the medieval Byzantine period, is a tower on a small islet at the southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait 200 m (220 yd) from the coast of Üsküdar in Istanbul, Turkey. After the naval victory at Cyzicus, the ancient Athenian general Alcibiades possibly built a custom station for Read more…

AZTEC CALENDAR

Country of origin: Mexico The Aztec or Mexica calendar is the calendrical system used by the Aztecs as well as other Pre-Columbian peoples of central Mexico. It is one of the Mesoamerican calendars, sharing the basic structure of calendars from throughout ancient Mesoamerica. The Aztec sun stone, also called the calendar Read more…