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A Complete Handbook to the Naples Museum, According to the New Arrangement ...
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Page 64 - Then the king answered and said, Give her the living child, and in no wise slay it: she is the mother thereof.
Page 103 - Sound with flattened extremity, bifurcated for cutting the frenum of the tongue; as used in modern surgery. 78034 et seq. Actual cauteries. *78071. Surgical needle. 78137. Probes found in the cases to the left of them. Some are inlaid with silver, and perfectly preserved.
Page ii - General Garibaldi, when Dictator in 1860, proclaimed the Museum and the territory devoted to excavation to be the property of the nation, and increased the annual subvention in order that the works at Pompeii might be more actively prosecuted. Lastly, Victor Emmanuel II.
Page 202 - George and the dragon (Name in Greek). Panel. 52. ITALO-GREEK SCHOOL. The Holy Trinity between St. Basil and St. Athanasius. A votive offering from Filippo Luma.
Page 30 - An admirable work, much praised by Winckelmann. The limbs are supple, the attitude elegant, and the whole composition lifelike. She treads under foot Minerva's helmet, and bears on her brow Juno's diadem. The arms are a restoration by Brunelli. It is in the style of the « Venus de Milo » in the Louvre. (Capua.) *6018. yEschines: an Athenian orator. The older writers call this statue Aristides. It is considered a companion .statue to that of Sophocles in the Lateran Museum.
Page 46 - Not only now, but always, it has been my habit to follow only the dictates of my judgment. Mature reflection, I find, after strict examination, to be the best of all things.
Page 107 - ... (Oggetti preziosi.) This collection has recently been scientifically arranged, and is divided into four principal sections, namely, Gold Ornaments, Silver Plate, Engraved Gems, and Cameos. The gold ornaments are very varied, and many of them are of extremely beautiful design. Some of them were found in Greek tombs in the South Italian provinces, but the majority are of the Eoman period, and were discovered in the excavations at Pompeii.