The Mummy, the front and back view of which are here figured, is assuredly the most remarkable hitherto discovered in the Ancon Necropolis.
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Two Mummies from one Grave. Front and back view of a Mummy with a false head and funeral accompaniments.
The equipment of both while equally simple still testifies to the great affection lavished by the people on their dead.
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The disproportion is still greater in the case of the pillow forming the false head. The latter, is here represented without its envelopments, thus giving striking prominence to the peculiarities of the vividly painted features.
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.
The costume of the Knights. Decorations. The principal provisions. The insignia of the Order.
Jack Rattenbury. The smugglers; picturesque chapters in the story of an ancient craft by Charles George Harper.
BEAUTIFUL horns of hammered and embossed bronze belonging to the Corporations of Canterbury and Dover.
Rome. Musical instruments. Wind instruments. Stringed instruments. Cymbals, Timpani and castanets.
The Palace of Blois affords an example of successive changes in the buildings, from the original castle to the period of the Renaissance.