ROMAN MAGIC HAND. Amulets in ancient days were usually small charms fashioned sometimes into various shapes and suspended from a necklace.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
The Stone of Unction, also known as the Stone of Anointing in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem 1839
This figure of the Egyptian god Ammon, being a monument of considerable importance in the history of the art
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Colossal Statues in The Plain of Thebes, during the Inundation of the Nile. Two ancient Egyptian colossal statues standing side by side from the 14th century BC.
Abu Simbel (Egypt), Great Rock Temple (built under Ramses II 1290-1224 BC). Exterior view.
Watercolour, 1838/39, by David Roberts (1796-1864). Engraved by Louis Haghe
The large figure is one of two figures evidently placed to guard each side of the approach to the beautiful temple of Singa-Sarie (lion flower) which is close at hand.
Ancient Greek sculpture. Head of Minerva. A description of the collection of ancient marbles in the British Museum
The Great Pyramid and the Sphinx at Gizeh, the most remarkable figure of its kind.
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.
The Cathedral of Chartres, founded in the earliest times of Christianity in the west, is remarkable for the many misfortunes it has sustained.