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.
Banquet with hetaera and dancers. Drinking vessels: Rhyton. Drinking horns. The Kylix, Kalpis, Hydria, Phiale, Skyphos, Kyathos, Kylix, Kymbe.
War, race and triumphal chariots. Greek soldier. Leader in full armor. Different types of the Greek helmet and weapons.
Most of those perfect specimens of Egyptian jewelry which are so invaluable to those in ornamental work have been obtained from the abodes of the dead.
Egyptian Art. Decorative Paintings.The Scarabaeus. The flowing ornaments from Thebes. Red, blue, and yellow were the principal colors employed.
THE ARMING OF ROMAN SOLDIERS AND GLADIATORS AFTER THE LAST PERIOD OF THE REPUBLIC.
Rome. Headgear and hairstyles. Roman fashions after murals and bronzes. The causia, hairnets, wigs, caliendrum.