Domus Hermeticus

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Photo Gallery
Domus Hermeticus photo gallery. The visuals correspod with the content presented on the pages of The Coction Chronicles Part 1 and Part 2 by Melusina de Melita with Foreword by John Hernandez.
The Coction Chronicles Part1 cover. By Melusina de Melita
The Coction Chronicles Part2 cover. By Melusina de Melita.
Melusina at Grandmaster's Lascaris Ball 2024 at the Sacra Infermeria or the Holy Infirmary. Today known as the Mediterranean Conference Centre. Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Platonic Solids in Lapis Lazuli. Center: Dodecahedron. Photo by Melusina de Melita.
The Hal Saflieni Hypogeum Skulls. Publication by Heritage Malta. The National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Elongated cranium 32954. The National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Elongate cranium 32954. The National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Craniums. The National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Human cranium. The National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Cranium with absent sagittal suture. The National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
The Hypogeum
Original reports by T. Zammit, M.D. on Hal-Saflieni Prehistoric Hypogeum skulls. The National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Various theories abour the elongated crania. The National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Tableware and depicions of the Spanish conquistadors raiding the Mesoamerican temples ca. 1517-21. (in the backround). The Grand Master's Palace, Fort St. Angelo, Birgu, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Depicions of the Spanish conquistadors raiding the Mesoamerican temples ca. 1517-21. The Grand Master's Palace, Fort St. Angelo, Birgu, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Paella pans at the Domus Hermeticus kitchen. Birgu, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Copper pots at the Grand Master's Palace kitchen. Birgu, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Limestone table at the Mnajdra Megalithic structure. (Temple). Qrendi, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
The Mediterranean Sea visible through a hole in the limeston slab at the Mnajdra
Prehistoric Solar Wheel Shred, ca. 3800-25009 BC discovered at prehistoric temple, Malta Maritime Museum, Birgu, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
View from Mar Casar winery with the Hagar Qim temple in far background (white tent). Photo by Melusina de Melita.
Label for the Solar Wheel Shred, Malta Maritime Museum, Birgu, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Isis and Serapis anchor of lead. Malta Maritime Museum, Birgu, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Roman Anchor Lead Stock Marked Isis and Serapis. ca. 60 AD. Malta Maritime Museum, Birgu, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Grand Master Emmanuel Marie des Neiges de Rohan Polduc with an organge tree in the backgroud, depicted on the cover of a publication by Alain Blondy. Courtesy of Heritage Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Picture of Domeinco Magri (1604-72) from Della Virtù del Kafe (Bonello 2001b: 49). Courtesy of Heritage Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
A majolica of the Order of St John. Exhibited at MUZA, the National Museum of Art at te Auberge D'Italie, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Grand Master's tableware. Exhibited at MUZA, the National Museum of Art at te Auberge D'Italie, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
A majolica of the Order of St John, used fo Radix Rubiae - Madder Root.  a well known phytomedicine used for hematemesis, epistaxis, flooding, spotting, traumatic bleeding, amenorrhea caused by obstruction, joint impediment pain, swelling and pain caused by injuries from falls. In addition, it is a kind of pigment utilized as a food additive and a dye for wool or fiber. Exhibited at MUZA, the National Museum of Art at te Auberge D'Italie, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Allegory of the
Detail from the painint
Silverware: cuttlery and dishes, and majolicas used in hospitals by the Knights Hospitaller. Exhibited at MUZA, the National Museum of Art at te Auberge D'Italie, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
The Blessed Gerard receiving Godfrey of Bouillon. A historic episode at the Knights Hospitaller's Infirmary, depicting the Knights tending to the sick. Paining by Antoine de Favray (1706-92). Exhibited at MUZA, the National Museum of Art at te Auberge D'Italie, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Label for The Blessed Gerard receiving Godfrey of Bouillon.. Exhibited at MUZA, the National Museum of Art at te Auberge D'Italie, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
A detail from The Blessed Gerard receiving Godfrey of Bouillon, with a Knight feeing a sick man. Exhibited at MUZA, the National Museum of Art at te Auberge D'Italie, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
A corridor at the Grand Master's Palace, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Swords at the Armory section at the Grand Master's Palace, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Gunpowder with a depicion of a three-headed dragon at the Grand Master's Palace, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Swords at the Grand Master's Palace, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
Daggers at the Grand Master's Palace, Valletta, Malta. Photo by Melusina de Melita
St. Dominic feast deorations in Birgu. Photo by Melusina de Melita
St. Dominic feast deorations in Birgu. Photo by Melusina de Melita
St. Dominic feast deorations in Birgu. Photo by Melusina de Melita
St. Dominic feast deorations in Birgu. Photo by Melusina de Melita