By Hans Ludwig C Jaffe
The richly assorted illustrations are all in color—over 1000 of them, with many full-page plates displaying works of paramount value and curiosity. the foremost epochs, colleges, and sorts of Western and japanese portray are represented in work of art, illuminations, embellished vessels, mosaics, panel work, and scrolls. lots of the examples were selected to offer a clean and unhackneyed choice, and a few of the works are nearly inaccessible to the standard art-loving vacationer.
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Will is a is late Fifth This fragment was originally part of chrome IW gifts, it small are the animals in proportion to the The meaning of such \ man each black-haired theme in tomb murals because it guaranteed that the deceased would continue his favorite sport in the other world. In Egvpt fish harpoon, and the man here holds one Part of the hieroglyphic inscription were speared with at a shoulder-height. that has survived explains the meaning of the scene; another part gives the name of the deceased, who was the oldest of the judges the secretary of the privy council judgment, as well as a priest The judge is ornamental in of Maat, the goddess of Truth.
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