Lithuania (Source: Albert Kretschmer)
THE PEASANT ART OF LITHUANIA.
THE manifold influences to which Lithuania has been subjected in the course of centuries sufficiently account for the characteristic diversity of the basic elements in its peasant art as a whole. This “
Volkskunst” (Folkart) forms a conglomeration of various ethnographic elements which frequently present sharp contrasts. Continue reading
Woman offering flowers & fruit.
Offering flowers & fruit (Necropolis of Thebes – XIXe.dynastie)
From the book: Histoire de l’art égyptien: d’après les monuments; depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu’à la domination romaine by Prisse D’Avennes and Achille Constant Théodore Émile, 1878.
Read more: Ancient Egyptian costume history.
The Tempel of Luxor
Ancient Egyptian culture. Costumes, Weapons, Instruments.
Brief overview of the cultural epochs by using selected characteristic elements of style. Architecture, costumes, decoration, furniture, weapons.
Pic. 1. Egyptian weapons and furnitures Pic. 2. Egyptian Architectural Decorations Pic. 3. Egyptian Costumes Pic 1., Egyptian Weapons, Instruments and Household Articles. Daggers, Egyptian House, Scepters, Mirror, Shield, Sandal, Vases, Harp, Fan, Furniture. Pic 2., Egyptian Architectural Decoration Pic 3., Egyptian Costumes, Ancient Times. Warrior, King, Queen, Man and Lady of Rank, King in ceremonial Costume.
Colossal figures in the front of the great temple of Abu Simbel Egypt, by David Roberts 1838
Front elevation of the great temple of Abu Simbel Egypt, by David Roberts 1838