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 Amazon Amphora ancient animals Antiquities Apollo appears artist Athenian Athens bas-relief bearded bearing belonged body bronze bust called cast Centaur character chariot collection colour contain decorated Deities described Dionysus Divinities drapery Dynasty Egypt Egyptian Elgin emblem Fcap feet female figure flourish fragments frieze front Gavin Hamilton Goddess Greek ground hair head helmet Heracles Hieroglyphic holding Horus inscribed inscription Isis Karnak King Lapith left hand legs lion lower Lycian male figure marble Metopes monument mummy Museum Nephthys Obelisk originally ornaments Osiris painted Parthenon pediment period Pheidias placed Plates portion Portrait Post 8vo preserved probably Rameses remarkable repre representation represented resemblance right hand Roman sarcophagus Satyr scene sculptures seated Second Edition sepulchral shoulders side Sir Charles Fellows slab specimens standing statuary statue style tablet Temple Thebes Theseus tomb vases Vols warrior wearing wings Woodcuts workmanship Xanthus youthful Zeus
Seite 370 - 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 116 - ... 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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