The Nilometer of Roda is considered the most important Nilometer from Islamic times, it was rebuilt by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mutawakkil.
ROMAN MAGIC HAND. Amulets in ancient days were usually small charms fashioned sometimes into various shapes and suspended from a necklace.
Through this city flows the sacred river, Godavari, second in sanctity only to the Ganges itself.
Netherlands 17th century. The coach. The hedge labyrinths. Types from the distinguished, bourgeois and mercantile world.
His boots are of satin, with thick soles of paper: these are always worn by the mandarines and superior Chinese.
In the case of the newly introduced rat’s tail or snake radish, the eatable part of the plant is the seed vessel and not the root.
Ornamental treasures. In Russia we find enamel ornaments on gold, silver and copper still as widely distributed and as highly esteemed as in former times when they first attained their reputation.
Women Mystics by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett. Sisterhood of Mystics. Female muslim Sufi saints. The holy women of the Dervish Orders.
The beautiful Loggias, or open corridors, rise in three stories one above the other, each exhibiting towards the East, towards the North, and towards the West.
The Swedish farmhouse, the so-called Ryggastuga, is a small, simple dwelling house with a grass roof. Interior and household goods.