Real-life WEREWOLF: Man ‘covered in fur’ SAVAGED women and children during 25-year PLAGUE. A Man covered himself in fur before going on a crazed killing spree for more than 25 years. Peter Stumpp was a German farmer who claimed to have mastered the art of black magic. Over the period of more than two decades, Stumpp had allegedly been an “insatiable bloodsucker” who gorged on the flesh of goats, lambs, and sheep, as well as men, women, and children. He claimed that the devil had given him a magical belt that enabled him to metamorphose into “the likeness of a greedy, devouring wolf, strong and mighty, with eyes great and large”. For years, the local residents of Bedburg, Germany, believed a real-life werewolf was savaging their livestock. However, in 1589, Stumpp’s appalling plot was finally foiled. “Tales of a wolf-like beast walking on its hind legs, covered in fur had spread across the town,” “But instead of an animal, they found the farmer Peter Stumpp with a strip of wolf skin in his hands.” He was publicly killed for his crimes during one of the most brutal executions ever. A 16-page document detailing the full case was produced in London in 1590 and can now be seen on display at the British Museum. The evidence, describes Stumpp’s life, crimes and trial in great detail. It includes many statements from neighbors and witnesses.
An Exquisite Ruby, pink sapphire and diamond parure. Comprising: a necklace set with oval, cushion-shaped and circular-cut rubies accented with square-cut and baguette diamonds, length approximately 430mm, a bracelet, length approximately 180mm, a pair of earrings, post and hinged back fittings, and a ring, size 54, one synthetic ruby.
A Gorgeous Art Deco era vintage engagement ring is crafted in platinum and 18K yellow gold. The ring features an excellent 0.85 ct oval Alexandrite which changes its color from bluish green to pinkish purple when seen under different light. The center stone is encircled by old European and transitional cut diamonds followed by smaller old single cut diamonds. Estimated total diamond weight is 1.70 ct. The ring is marked with dog’s head French assay mark for platinum and maker’s mark. The Alexandrite and diamond cluster measures 19 x 17 mm (2/3 x 11/16 in.) Ring size 7.5 (18 mm) sizable. Circa 1930
The Tomb of Amyntas, also known as the Fethiye Tomb, is an ancient Greek rock-hewn tomb at ancient Telmessos, in Lycia, currently in the district of Fethiye in Muğla Province, located in the Aegean region of Turkey.
Modern Fethiye is located on the site of the Ancient Greek city of Telmessos, with the Tomb of Amyntas located in the south side of the city in the mountainside, in the base of the mountain. The impressive looking tomb was built in 350 BC, and was named after the Greek inscription on the side of it which reads “Amyntou tou Ermagiou”, which translated to English means “Amyntas, son of Hermagios”