Greece. Various garments and helmets. The Chlamys, the travel and war coat, the Petasos, the broad-brimmed Thessalian hat, the coat Himation.
The garments of the Greek women. The chitons were designed differently: the long chiton with closely fitting sleeves going down to the wrist is of Ionic and Asian origin.
The small terracotta figures from Tanagra almost without exception represent noble women who corresponded to the ideal of beauty and the fashion of that time.
THE purely decorative architecture, which we find represented on the inner walls of the apartments in Herculaneum and Pompeii, seems to belong less to the domain of reality than to that of fancy.
Civilization of ancient Italy. The Etruscans, also obsolete Etrurians, were an ancient people in Etruria who lived in the northern central Italy in the area of today’s regions Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio and called themselves Rasenna according to Dionysios of Halikarnassos.
The citizens’ costume of the Romans. The Togatus. The Roman toga of the imperial period. The different types. The drapery. The stola, the pallium or the palla of the women.
In ancient Rome, Pontifex Maximus was the title given to the high priest or chief priest at the head of the Pontifical College of Priests.
The annexed is a Buddhist prayer-charm.
When the country has suffered from prolonged drought, Buddhist priests offer prayer, and perform the ceremony
These charms are employed by Taoist priests, Tao-shi, who use them for the purpose of informing “Yen-li” the God of Fire, that such a family has suffered from a conflagration.
Assyrian and Persian Art of Nineveh and Persepolis. Painted sculptures. Enamelled bricks. Various specimens. Paintings and Restorations.