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Page 407 - The study of Egyptology is one which grows from day to day, and which has now reached such proportions as to demand arrangement and selection almost more than increased collection of material. The well-known volumes of MM. Perrot and Chipiez supply this requirement to an extent which had never hitherto been attempted, and which, before the latest researches of Mariette and Maspero, would have been impossible. Without waiting for the illustrious authors to complete their great undertaking, Mr.
Page 407 - Mr. Armstrong adds, in an appendix, a description of that startling discovery which occurred just after the French original of these volumes left the press — namely, the finding of 38 royal mummies, with their sepulchral furniture, in a subterranean chamber at Thebes.
Page 408 - A History of Ancient Art in Sardinia, JUDAEA, SYRIA, AND ASIA MINOR. By GEORGES PERROT and CHARLES CHIPIEZ. With 395 Illustrations. 2 vols. Imperial 8vo., 36*.
Page 391 - The device of many of her coins is the " triskelis" or so-called "triquetra" (literally, three-cornered, triangular), a name derived from three serpents' heads, which usually figure in the field, much after the fashion of those supporting the famous tripod at Delphi,2 consecrated by the Greeks to Apollo after the battle of Plata?a. Thu number of heads is not constant, some coins having as many as four,
Page 148 - Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole stones, over which no man hath lifted up any iron, and they offered thereon burnt offerings unto the Lord and sacrificed peace offerings.
Page 407 - AND ASSYRIAN ART— A HISTORY OF ART IN CHALD^EA AND ASSYRIA. By GEORGES PERROT and CHARLES CHIPIEZ. Translated by WALTER ARMSTRONG, BA, Oxon. With 452 Illustrations. 2 vols. Imperial 8vo, 42s.
Page 224 - Two of the younger texts (to be dated in their present form to the end of the eighth or the beginning of the seventh century BC) were found at Niniveh.
Page 74 - Phryges vero, qui campestribus locis sunt habitantes, propter inopiam silvarum egentes materia eligunt tumulos naturales eosque medios fossura distinentes et itinera perfodientes dilatant 1 Arch.
Page 407 - Gazette. The Saturday Review, speaking of the French edition, says : " To say that this magnificent work is the best history of Egyptian art that we possess, is to state one of the least of its titles to the admiration of all lovers of antiquity, Egyptian or other. No previous...