Paphlagonische Felsengräber: ein Beitrag zur Kunstgeschichte Kleinasiens

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Verlag der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1885 - Paphlagonia - 52 pages
 

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Page 39 - ArMol. p. 146 ; 1 but is much more elaborate. On the two sides of the obelisk, arranged in the usual symmetrical fashion, are two animals, 'on the right side certainly a bull, on the left side probably a horse. The horse is frequently represented on the outside of Phrygian tombs, but I do not know any other case where the bull appears on them. In the chambers there is no appearance of any graves : are we therefore to conclude that they were used as an abode for the living, or shall we think that...
Page 4 - ... pi. vii. Two sphinxes of very archaic character stand in the two angles, turned towards each other, but separated by the supporting column which always occupies the middle of these pediments. Their faces are directed outwards, the ears are very large, but the features are now hopelessly obliterated.3 A long curl hangs down in archaic style over the shoulder of each.
Page 23 - ... Kastamuni nach Boyabad rechter Hand, fünf Stunden von letzterem Ort angegeben wurde. Und endlich wird hierher das Denkmal gehören, das CHANYKOFF 4'/4 Stunden NW. von Tschangri beschreibt (Zeitschr. der Gesellsch. für Erdk. 1866 S. 424) als eine Grotte hoch oben in der colossalen Felswand ausgehauen mit dreieckigem, von einer Säule gestützten Giebel, die er den zuerst von ihm in Kastamuni bemerkten anscheinend sehr ähnlich nennt. Es ist also bis auf Tokat nur paphlagonisch-galatisches Gebiet,...

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