Handbook to the Antiquities in the British Museum: Being a Description of the Remains of Greek, Assyrian, Egyptian and Etruscan Art Preserved There, with Numerous Illustrations
Murray, 1851 - 472 Seiten
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altar ancient animals appears arranged artist Assyria Athens bas-relief bearing belonged body bronze building bust called carrying cast character collection considerable consisting contain covered decorated Deities described discovered early Edition Egypt Egyptian executed face feet female figures flourish four fragments frieze front Greek ground hair head Heracles History holding horses indicate inscribed inscription interesting Italy King legs lines lion lower male marble monument mummy Museum notice objects offering originally ornaments painted perhaps period Persian person placed Plates portion Portrait Post 8vo present preserved probably remains remarkable representation represented resemblance right hand Roman Room scene sculptures seated Second Second Edition sepulchral shape shoulders side similar slab specimens standing statue stone style supposed tablet Temple third tomb upper various vases Vols walls warrior wearing whole wings Woodcuts youthful
Seite 368 - And forty days were fulfilled for him ; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed : and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days.
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Seite 114 - ... then, let the divinest of the muses, let Astronomy approach, and take him by the hand ; let her ' Come, but keep her wonted state, With even step and musing gait, And looks commercing with the skies, Her rapt soul sitting in her eyes.
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Seite 5 - Notwithstanding with nature it cometh sometimes to pass as with art. Let Phidias have rude and obstinate stuff to carve, though his art do that it should, his work will lack that beauty which otherwise in fitter matter it might have had.
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