Peruvian mummy. Front and back view of the false head of the Mummy. It consists of a square kind of cushion stuffed with leaves and seaweed.
Womens fashion at an Official ball during the French Empire in 1804. White remained a very popular color for women during the Empire period.
Notwithstanding the exact measurements taken of individual graves, these sections must still be so far regarded as ideal
Here we have a characteristic instance of the burials under fragments of thick-ribbed clay vessels
The body is seated in a crouching attitude and wrapped in cerements under one of those capacious earthenware vessels
In a grave scarcely 3 metres deep we see a shapeless mummy pack bound round with a netting of cordage, its cotton wrapping coloured a deep brown with decay.
Bleached bones, scattered shreds of raiment, bast coverings and cordage used in the careful preservation of the bodies.
The narrow vertical shaft, broadening upwards like a funnel, leads downwards to a burial chamber.
At the base of the Mount of Olives is a small enclosure surrounded by a whitewashed wall. It is the reputed Garden of Gethsemane.
Besides domestic articles, and articles of attire, the Phoenicians also manufactured all kinds of knick-knacks and trinkets.