Reduction of a sketch representing Seti I. (Thebes Necropolis – XIX. dynasty)
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Length portrait of Ramses III (Necropolis of Thebes – 20th Dynasty.)
Sculpture: La déesse Anouké & Ramsès II (Talmis – XIXe. dynastie) (1878).
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Statue of an Egypt Writer, painted red limestone. Histoire de l’art égyptien.
Histoire de l’art égyptien: d’après les monuments; depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu’à la domination romaine by Prisse D’Avennes.
A hallmark of the tragic and grotesque theater in ancient Rome were the colorful and expressive masks (caricature).
Musical Instruments, Furniture, Jewelry, Vases, Couch, with table and Candelabrum, Seats, Parasol …