A   New General Hand-Book to the National Museum in Naples According to Its Latest Arrangement; With an Appendix Relative to Pompeii and a Vade Mecum
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Subtitle: With an Appendix Relative to Pompeii and a Vade Mecum to the Certosa of S. Martino General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1876 Original Publisher: Printed by cav. G. de Angelis and son Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: PRECIOUS OBJECTS' PRECIOUS OBJECTS This collection comprises all gold and silver objects found in the excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum, except a few ones which came from other places. It contains besides the collection of cameos and carved stones formerly of Lawrence De Medici and inherited by the Farnese Family. In fact some cameos and carved stones bear: Laur. Med. -- Laurentius Medici -- Many are of a rare perfection , showing the Greek Art, when in its full magnificence. Most of them belong to the XV century, some others at last are more modern, but they are interesting both by the good selection of the stones and the perfect execution. Remark. -- Cameos being of an intelligible number, we have devided the shelves into compartments, and these. to rows sticking to them a progressive number. We left those compartments, which got it clearly, just as they were. FIRST CUPBOARD Left entrance A linen strip of Amianthus found in a tomb in the Vasto -- Abruzzi -- It was made of a stringy stone and was employed for wrapping up the corpses before throwing them into the fire; as an incombustible linen it was used to gather up the ashes. Several ivory heads, busts and little figures. It is interesting the golden bust of Venus, the caryatid of bearded Faun , and the little statue of resting Hercules. SILVER OBJECTS . i SECOND CUPBOARD i" Shelf. A large round plate adorned with several arabesques. Three silver one handled vases; of which one is...
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781150034701
EAN: 9781150034701
Publisher Date: 01 May 2012
Height: 242 mm
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MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: Y
Series Title: English
Width: 186 mm
ISBN-10: 115003470X
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Binding: Paperback
Illustration: Y
Language: English
No of Pages: 74
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Spine Width: 4 mm