The American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts, Volume 3

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Ginn, 1887 - Archaeology
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Page 342 - He hath described a boundary upon the face of the waters Unto the confines of light and darkness.
Page 342 - Lord also thundered in the heavens, And the Most High uttered His voice, Hailstones and coals of fire.
Page 240 - It treats of all branches of Archaeology and Art History: Oriental, Classical, Early Christian, Mediaeval and American. It is intended to supply a record of the important work done in the field of Archaeology, under the following categories : I. Original Articles; II. Correspondence from European Archaeologists ; III.
Page 240 - III. Reviews of Books; IV. Archaeological News, presenting a careful and ample record of discoveries and investigations in all parts of the world ; V. Summaries of the contents of the principal archaeological periodicals. The Journal is published quarterly, and forms a yearly volume of...
Page 385 - Those seven from the mountain of the sunset gallop forth; 19. those seven in the mountain of the sunrise are bound to rest.
Page 414 - ... notice. The temple stands In the middle of the city, and is visible on all sides as one walks round it; for as the city has been raised up by embankment, while the temple has been left untouched in its original condition, you look down upon it wheresoever you are. A low wall runs round the enclosure, having figures engraved upon it, and inside there is a grove of beautiful tall trees growing round the shrine, which contains the image of the goddess. The enclosure is 200 yards in length, and the...
Page 159 - B. c., and it is probably very much older. " Pending the preparation of a memoir on the subject, in which I propose to give a complete analysis, I attach the readings of the more important and certainly decipherable of the inscriptions. It appears that they are invocations to the gods of Heaven, Ocean, and Earth — exactly the deities (including Set) whom we know from Egyptian and cuneiform tablets to have been adored by the Hittites and other tribes of Asia Minor.
Page 449 - Along the top of these blocks ran iron railings to protect the seats, the front row of which appears to have been so placed that the knees of the spectators would be on a level with the top of the wall. The orchestra and stage fittings had been subjected to considerable alterations during the Roman period : behind the proscenium had run an elegant Doric colonnade with light columns 2 feet...

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