The Antiquaries Journal, Volume 1

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Oxford University Press, 1921 - Archaeology

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Page 270 - The PRESIDENT then delivered his Address, (p. 65.) It was proposed by Mr. LATHAM, seconded by Mr. FIELD, and resolved:— " That the thanks of the Society be given to the President for his Address, and that he be requested to allow it to be printed in the Quarterly Journal of the Society.
Page 186 - Hoare wrote of the monument in 1821 (Ancient Wilts., ii, 47) : — ' It was one of those long barrows, which we meet with occasionally, having a kistvaen of stones within it, to protect the place of interment. Four large stones of a superior size and height to the rest, were placed before the entrance to the adit, two on each side ; these now lie prostrate on the ground : one of these measures ten and another eleven feet in height ; they are rude and unhewn, like those at Abury. A line of stones,...
Page x - By Nile and Tigris; a narrative of journeys in Egypt and Mesopotamia on behalf of the British Museum between the years 1886 and 1913.
Page 166 - Our monthly catalogue containing first and early editions of the works of the Poets and Dramatists of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, books on the Drama, History, Biography, » &c., will be sent free on application.
Page 34 - ... under it. This void was filled with dirty rubble containing much modern rubbish, evidently returned by Cunnington. There could be little doubt about this, as we found a bottle of port wine left under the stone, presumably by him out of consideration for future excavators. The seal was intact, but the cork had decayed and let out nearly all the contents.
Page 166 - Topography, &c. ; also Historical and Literary Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, and Engravings of historical interest. Catalogues are frequently issued and are sent post free. Write and state the subjects you are interested in.
Page 78 - The English Interior : a review of the decoration of English homes from Tudor times to the 1gth Century.
Page 80 - Reproductions of Full Pages and Details of Ornament from the Missal executed between the years 1396 and 1407 for Sherborne Abbey Church and now preserved in the Library of the Duke of Northumberland at Alnwick Castle.
Page 311 - Toward the end of the first century or the beginning of the second, a homilist or teacher explained this verse to his congregation by recalling an historical incident.
Page 76 - Magnificent) had raised for himself a burialmound, and ordered that he should be buried in it on his death, with his royal ornaments and armour, his horse and saddle-furniture, and other valuable goods; and many of his descendants followed his example. But the burning of the dead continued, long after that time, to be the custom of the Swedes and Northmen.3 Iceland was settled in the time that Harald Fairhair was the King of Norway.

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