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  • For the character of the sculptures see Greek Art.
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  • The sculptures belong to a primitive period of art.
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  • It's full of sculptures and paintings.
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  • The portal has curious sculptures with scenes from the life of SS.
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  • The building contained one hundred marble pillars, and was also adorned with sculptures and mosaics sent from Ravenna by Pope Adrian I.
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  • It is built of Roman materials from Minturnae, including several inscriptions and sculptures.
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  • The cathedral, an imposing building in the Romanesque Transition style (1207-1242), has a Gothic choir at each end, and contains some interesting medieval sculptures.
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  • The Festsaalbau, erected by Klenze in the Italian Renaissance style, is adorned with mural paintings and sculptures, while the Königsbau, a reduced copy of the Pitti Palace at Florence, contains a series of admirable frescoes from the Niebelungenlied by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld.
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  • Maybe he was shipping drugs inside sculptures.
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  • The central sculptures of the western pediment of the Parthenon, which Morosini intended to take to Venice, were unskilfully detached by his workmen, and falling to the ground were broken to pieces.
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  • Maria della Pensola are buildings of the 11th century with flat arches; the former has some good Renaissance sculptures.
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  • The widespread use throughout the ancient world of the writing material manufactured from the papyrus plant is attested by early writers, and by documents and sculptures.
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  • The exterior and interior are elaborately adorned with sculptures.
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  • Hamburg has comparatively few secular buildings of great architectural interest, but first among them is the new Rathaus, a huge German Renaissance building, constructed of sandstone in 1886-1897, richly adorned with sculptures and with a spire 33 o ft.
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  • Mariano e Jacopo, a structure of the 12th century, with a façade, adorned with contemporary sculptures, partly restored in 1514-1550.
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  • Just the same form of short sword was used in Persia and is shown on the sculptures at Persepolis.
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  • Similar movements from the same regions appear also to have penetrated Iran itself; hence the resemblance between the dress and daggers of certain classes of warriors on the sculptures of Persepolis and those shown on the Kul Oba vase.
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  • Emiliano has a group of three altars decorated with fine sculptures by Rocco da Vicenza (1521).
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  • Speaking generally, it has been found that the East as opposed to the West has undergone relatively little alteration in the principal constituents of dress among the bulk of the population, and, although it is often difficult to interpret or explain some of the details as represented (one may contrast, for example, worn sculptures or seals with the vivid Egyptian paintings), comparison with later descriptions and even with modern usage is frequently suggestive.
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  • The Hittite warriors upon north Syrian sculptures (Zenjirli, perhaps ' all to 9th centuries) have a short-sleeved tunic which ends above the knees, and this type of garment recurs over a large area with numerous small variations (with or without girdle, slits at the neck, or bordering).
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  • In 1875 his " Warrior Bearing a Wounded Youth from the Field of Battle " gained the gold medal at the Royal Academy schools, and when exhibited in 1876 it divided public attention with the "Tennyson " of Woolner and " Wellington monument " sculptures of Alfred Stevens, now in St Paul's Cathedral.
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  • There are also sculptures by Lorenzo and Battista Bregno and others.
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  • Skene and George Smith at Jerablus, on the middle Euphrates, led to excavations being undertaken there, in 1878, by the British Museum, and to the discovery of certain Hamathite inscriptions accompanying sculptures, a few of which were brought to London.
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  • In the sculptures of the Cornmagene and the Tyana districts, the nose has a long curving tip, of very Jewish appearance, but not unlike the outline given to Kheta warriors in Egyptian scenes.
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  • At Boghaz Keui, Euyuk and Jerablus, the facial type is very markedly non-Semitic. But not much stress can be laid on these differences owing to (i) great variety of execution in different sculptures, which argues artists of very unequal capacity; (2) doubt whether individual portraits are intended in some cases and not in others.
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  • The Nymphi (Kara Bel) and Niobe sculptures near Smyrna are probably memorials of that extension, Certainly some inland Anatolian power seems to have kept Aegean settlers and culture away from the Ionian coast during the Bronze Age, and that power was in all likelihood the Hatti kingdom of Cappadocia.
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  • The Glyptothek, a building by Klenze in the Ionic style, and adorned with several groups and single statues, contains a valuable series of sculptures, extending from Assyrian and Egyptian monuments down to works by Thorwaldsen and other modern masters.
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  • The interior of the Church is decorated with sculptures by pupils of Desiderio da Settignano.
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  • The courts are ornamented by sculptures of great beauty and richness; the delicately-carved cedar ceiling bears traces of polychromatic painting.
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  • A number of fine sculptures were found in the square in front of the cathedral in 1890, and architectural fragments belonging to some public building.
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  • The place of honor may perhaps be conferred upon sculptures in wood, representing the Indian Buddhists, Asangha and Vasabandhu, preserved in the Golden Hall of Kofuku-ji, Nara.
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  • The goddess of art of Akishino-dera, Nara, attributed to the 8th century, is the most graceful and least conventional of female sculptures in Japan, but infinitely remote from the feminine conception of the Greeks.
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  • The sculptures attributed to Jocho, the founder of the Nara school, although powerful in pose and masterly in execution, lack the truth of observation seen in some of the earlier and later masterpieces.
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  • Many of KOuns sculptures appear unfinished to eyes trained in Occidental galleries, whereas the Japanese connoisseur detects evidence of a technical feat in their seeming roughness.
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  • The sculptures from this treasury are in the museum, as are the other sculptures found on the site.
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  • These sculptures, which are in rough limestone, most likely belong to the earlier building, as their surface is in a better state of preservation than could be possible if they had been long exposed to the air.
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  • The sculptures found have been assigned to this building, probably to the gables, as they are archaic in character, and show a remarkable resemblance to the sculptures from the pediment of the early temple of Athena at Athens.
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  • The sculptures from the stage front, now in the museum, have the labours of Heracles as their subject.
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  • Fragments of Norman work areleft; the interior is elaborately adorned with sculptures and stained glass.
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  • Sculptures in large numbers, both of the Greek city and the Roman, are collected in the new museum erected by the Greek government near the plane tree.
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  • The finest of the Greek sculptures is the head of a youth found in the orchestra of the theatre at a depth of 23 ft.
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  • The fine execution is all that differentiates it from the numerous copies in various museums. The most important sculptures of the Roman period, however, are a group of colossal figures supporting an entablature, a large part of which has been recovered.
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  • The cathedral, built entirely of marble, occupies the site of an earlier church, and was begun in 1396, from which period the nave dates: the façade belongs to 1457-1486, while the east of the exterior was altered into the Renaissance style, and richly decorated with sculptures by Tommaso Rodari in 1487-1526.
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  • It has ten columns which are attributed to the temple of Venus, and there are good screens of the 12th century, and other sculptures.
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  • The other attitude, however, is that into which simple-minded Latin peasants actually lapse, as it is also that which characterizes other religions ancient or modern which use pictures or sculptures of gods, demons, men, brutes, or of particular parts and organs of the same.
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  • The scope of the archaeologist's studies must include every department of the ancient history of man as preserved in antiquities of whatever character, be they tumuli along the Baltic, fossil skulls and graven bones from the caves of France, the flint implements, pottery, and mummies of Egypt, tablets and bas-reliefs from Mesopotamia, coins and sculptures of Greece and Rome, or inscriptions, waxen tablets, parchment rolls, and papyri of a relatively late period of classical antiquity.
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  • Not merely were artistic sculptures and bas-reliefs found that demonstrated a high development of artistic genius, but great libraries were soon revealed, - books consisting of bricks of various sizes, or of cylinders of the same material, inscribed while in the state of clay with curious characters which became indelible when baking transformed the clay into brick.
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  • Apparently this mound had been occupied largely by store houses, in which were stored not only grain, figs, &c., but also vessels, weapons, sculptures and every possible object connected with the use and administration of palace and temple.
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  • The interior, which is as rich as coloured marbles, gilding, and sculptures can make it, contains the busts of more than a hundred German worthies.
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  • Even in Mexican and Mayan sculptures the gods are arrayed in gorgeous breech-clouts.
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  • Of the Mexican and Central American sculpture and architecture a competent judge says that Yucatan and the southern states of Mexico are not rich in sculptures, apart from architecture; but in the valley of Mexico the human figure, animal forms, fanciful life motives in endless variety, were embodied in masks, yokes, tablets, calendars, cylinders, disks, boxes, vases and ornaments.
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  • These mythological ideas and symbols of the American aborigines were woven in their textiles, painted on their robes and furniture, burned into their pottery, drawn in sand mosaics on deserts, and perpetuated in the only sculptures.
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  • The traditions agree with the monuments, whatever may be objected to assigning any one ruin to the Toltec, the Chichimec or the Nahuatl, that there are distinct varieties in ground-plan, motives, stone-craft, wall decorations and sculptures.
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  • Doorways were usually square, but corbelled archways and gateways surmounted with sculptures were not uncommon.
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  • Although the figure of the hero frequently occurs in groups - such as the work of Scopas showing his removal to the island of Leuke by Poseidon and Thetis, escorted by Nereids and Tritons, and the combat over his dead body in the Aeginetan sculptures - no isolated statue or bust can with certainty be identified with him; the statue in the Louvre (from the Villa Borghese), which was thought to have the best claim, is generally taken for Ares or possibly Alexander.
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  • No ruins are visible, the mounds of the old city being for the most part hidden under modern buildings; but the slopes of the limestone hills behind it are pierced with an infinity of rock-cut tombs, some of which were large and decorated with sculptures, paintings and long inscriptions.
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  • The interior is spacious and contains some fine 14th-century sculptures, those of the high altar, which contains the tomb of St Donatus, the patron saint of Arezzo, being the best; very good stained-glass windows of the beginning of the 16th century by Guillaume de Marcillat, and some terra-cotta reliefs by Andrea della Robbia.
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  • Perhaps the earliest known instance of his prominent appearance of large size in the sculptures of the temples is under Tahraka, at Jebel Barkal, Nubia, at the beginning of the 7th century B.C. As the protector of children and others he is the enemy of noxious beasts, such as lions, crocodiles, serpents and scorpions.
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  • It is remarkable also that, contrary to the usual rule, he is commonly represented in Egyptian sculptures and paintings full faced instead of in profile.
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  • Begun by the Countess Matilda of Tuscany in 1099, after the designs of Lanfranc, and consecrated in 1184, the Romanesque cathedral (S Geminiano) is a low but handsome building, with a lofty crypt, under the choir (characteristic of the Tuscan Romanesque architecture), three eastern apses, and a façade still preserving some curious sculptures of the 12th century.
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  • The Musee Rath contains pictures and sculptures; the Musee Fol, antiquities of various dates; the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, inter alia, a fine collection of prints; the Musee Industriel, industrial objects and models; the Musee Archeologique, prehistoric and archaeological remains; the Musee d'Histoire Naturelle, scientific collections; and the Musee Epigraphique, a considerable number of inscriptions.
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  • The cathedral of the 15th century contains an octagonal marble canopy with sculptures in relief, with a font below it belonging to the 8th century, but altered later.
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  • Near Frenda (2063), which has largely preserved its old Berber character, are numerous dolmens and prehistoric rock sculptures.
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  • The Palazzo Tadini contains a gallery of old pictures, some sculptures by Benzoni and Canova, and a zoological collection.
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  • The stone sculptures Art .
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  • The separation of the Pipils from the chief tribes of the Nahuatl branch happened centuries before the conquest, and they developed a singular and characteristic civilization, which can be seen in the wonderful stone-reliefs and sculptures of Sta Lucia de Cozumalhuapa on the Pacific coast of Guatemala.
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  • We have the means of comparing the personal appearance of the Mexicans and Central Americans by their portraits on early sculptures, vases, &c.; and, though there does not appear any clear distinction of race-type, the extraordinary back-sloping foreheads of such figures as those of the bas-reliefs of Palenque prove that the custom of flattening the skull in infancy prevailed in Central America to an extent quite beyond any such habit in Mexico.
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  • In addition to these, there are also many life-size fragments of animals, horsemen, &c., belonging probably to pedimental sculptures, but formerly supposed to be parts of minor friezes.
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  • His sculptures are at the highest range of original and effective delineation in antiquity.
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  • The cathedral is adorned with many valuable objects of art, paintings and sculptures, by such artists as Veit Stoss, Guido Reni, Peter Vischer, Thorwaldsen, &c. Part of the ancient Polish regalia is also kept here.
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  • The most striking part of the Jain remains at Gwalior is a series of caves or rock-cut sculptures, excavated in the rock on all sides, and numbering nearly a hundred, great and small.
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  • Its walls and some other remains, including the guardroom at the principal gate, can still be clearly traced, and many such relics as sculptures, inscriptions, pavements and pottery have been discovered.
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  • It was in the times of the Persian monarchy that Phoenician art reached its highest development, and to this period belong the oldest sculptures and coins that have come down to us.
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  • The baldacchino, with sculptures of the 12th or early 13th century, is borne by four ancient columns of porphyry, with 9th-century capitals.
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  • In the New Market adjoining is a fountain adorned with sculptures erected in 1874 to commemorate the jubilee of the restoration of Dutch independence (1813).
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  • Very careful and artistic representations of the stupa with its daghoba and interesting rail, pillars and sculptures will be found in Fergusson's Tree and Serpent Worship, and in his History of Indian Architecture (1876).
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  • Within, among other sculptures, is a relief figure of Ophelia, executed by Sarah Bernhardt.
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  • In the Ostre Anlaeg is the art museum (1895) containing pictures, sculptures and engravings.
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  • The tombs of the XVIIIth Dynasty on the west bank and the sculptures in the temples reflect the brilliancy of these days, but even the reign of Rameses II.
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  • Probably every king that included Thebes in his realm, except the Assyrians and the Persians, left his memorial there in chapels erected or sculptures added.
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  • The sculptures and paintings of ancient Egypt bear no trace of anything approaching scientific irrigation, but they often show the peasant baling up the water at least as early as 2000 B.C. By means of this simple plan of raising water and pouring it over the fields thousands of acres are watered every year in India, and the system has many advantages in the eyes of the peasant.
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  • It occupies the site of the church of the abbey of St Vaast, the buildings of which adjoin it and contain the bishop's palace, the ecclesiastical seminary, a museum of antiquities, paintings and sculptures, and a rich library.
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  • The two side portals with Romanesque sculptures belong to the 12th14th centuries.
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  • That circumcision (though perhaps not till puberty) was regularly practised is proved by the mummies (agreeing with the testimony of Herodotus and the indications of the early tomb sculptures) until an edict of Hadrian forbade it: after that, only priests were circumcised.
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  • The temple of Abydos is celebrated owing to its completeness, and the perfect condition of its sculptures, which render it one of the most interesting buildings as an artistic monument; and the variety of religious subjects adds to its importance.
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  • The famous sculptures of the great expedition by water to Puoni, the land of incense on the Somali coast, are also here, with many others.
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  • The incidents of this episode were a favorite subject in the sculptures of his temples, where their representation was accompanied by a poetical version of the affair and other explanatory inscriptions.
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  • Generally the Coptic Christians were content to build their churches within the ancient temples, plastering over or effacing the sculptures which were nearest to the ground and in the way of the worshippers.
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  • The (Roman Catholic) parish church is remarkable for a gate (Rdmertor) with grotesque sculptures of animals, dating from the 12th century.
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  • But the theatres found in almost every town, some of them of very large size, are sufficient to attest the pervading influence of Greek civilization; and this is confirmed by the sculptures, which are for the most part wholly Greek.
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  • Lycian sculpture followed closely the development of Greek sculpture, and many of the sculptures with which the tombs are adorned are of a high order of merit.
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  • Sculptures representing Jesus among the Doctors and other scenes are also in the church.
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  • The sculptures have been mostly published in hand copy, not facsimile, by Mariette in his Abydos, i.
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  • In pictures and sculptures of the 15th century and earlier, we often find represented this idea, originated by Marcion in the 2nd century.
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  • Amiens has a rich library and admirable collections of paintings, sculptures and antiquities in the museum of Picardy.
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  • The ancient architecture of Kashmir, the tope of Manikyala in the Punjab, and many sculptures found in the Peshawar valley, show unmistakable Greek influence.
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  • It is a very ancient dress, and their gods are represented as clothed in it in old sculptures.
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  • A triangular keep, a chapel, and other remains of a château (13th and 14th centuries) of the counts of Toulouse stand on the rocky pine-clad hill which rises to the north of the town; the chapel, dedicated to St Louis, belongs to the latest period of Romanesque architecture, and contains fine sculptures.
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  • Fragments of its ancient sculptures are still to be seen, and in 1847 remains of Roman vapour baths, well preserved, were discovered just below the New Castle.
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  • The facades of the houses are usually built in courses of brick and stone, and adorned with carvings, sculptures and inscriptions.
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  • The upper part of the main facade, with arcades of pointed arches, dates from the 13th century, and the portal has recumbent lions and elaborate sculptures above.
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  • A few may be descendants of the Aztecs and Mayas, whose temples, sculptures, burialgrounds, &c., have not yet been fully explored.
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  • Their strange sculptures and inscriptions have been found at Pteria, Euyuk, Fraktin, Kiz Hissar (Tyana), Ivriz, Bulgar, Muden and other places between Smyrna and the 1 The people, Moslem and Christian, are physically one and appear to be closely related to the modern Armenians.
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  • The sculptures of the portals, the pulpit, the Paschal candelabrum, &c., and the bronze doors of this period are important.
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  • C. Thompson, who published their results in 1907 under the title, The Inscription of Darius the Great at Behistun, including a full illustrated account of the sculptures and the inscription, and a complete collation of the text.
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  • On the first is the national museum (1866), a Renaissance building, containing historical, numismatic and art-industrial collections, with ancient and modern sculptures, picture-gallery and engravings.
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  • The principal finds are sarcophagi, and next to these sculptures and paintings.
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  • At the head of the count and the imperial administration stands the commandant of the body-guardthe ten thousand Immortals, often depicted in the sculptures of The Vizier Persepolis with lances surmounted by golden apples.
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  • The royal edifices and sculptures are dependent, mainly, on Babylonian models, but, at the same time, we can trace in them the, influence of Greece, Egypt and Asia Minor; the last in the rock-sepulchres.
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  • In the sculptures of the Sassanids, as also in Armenian traditions, he appears on horse.
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  • He discovered and sent to England parts of several sculptured drums (columnae caelatae) of the latest temple, and archaic sculptures from the drums and parapet of the earlier building.
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  • In the process considerable additions were made to Wood's find of sculptures in marble and bronze, and of inscriptions, including missing parts of the Vibius Salutaris texts.
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  • The ancient hospital of St Jean (12th century) is occupied by an archaeological museum; and the Logis Barrault, a mansion built about 1500, contains the public library, the municipal museum, which has a large collection of pictures and sculptures, and the Musee David, containing works by the famous sculptor David d'Angers, who was a native of the town.
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  • At last Attila, king of Pergamum, defeated them in a series of battles commemorated on the Pergamene sculptures, and henceforth they were confined to a strip of land in the interior of Asia Minor, the Galatia of history.
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  • In very high relief and representing furious action, these sculptures are the finest which survive from the Pergamene school, which replaced the repose and breadth of earlier schools by excess of emphasis and detail.
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  • In the centre was the serai, occupied by the king and his retinue, with an extension towards the north, opening on a large inner court, containing the public reception rooms, elaborately decorated with sculptures and historical inscriptions, representing scenes of hunting, worship, feasts, battles, and the like.
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  • In one of the chapels is a fine Madonna by Fra Bartolommeo; in the municipal picture gallery are a fine "God the Father" and another Madonna by him; also some sculptures by Civitali, and some good wood carving, including choir stalls.
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  • Bulic, who had charge of the work and of the museum at Spalato, reported in 1894 that the collection of minor objects comprised "2034 inscriptions, 387 sculptures, 176 architectural pieces, 1548 fragments or objects of terra-cotta and vases, 1243 objects of glass, 3184 of metal, 929 of bone, 122 9 gems, 128 objects from prehistoric times, and 15,000 coins" (Munro, P. 244).
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  • The exterior is decorated with sculptures and tile-work, and internally it is divided, broadly speaking, into a museum of general antiquities below, and the large gallery of pictures of the Dutch and Flemish schools above.
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  • About 250 B.C. Diodotus (Theodotus), governor of Bactria under the Seleucidae, declared his independence, and commenced the history of the Greco-Bactrian dynasties, which succumbed to Parthian and nomadic movements about 126 B.C. After this came a Buddhist era which has left its traces in the gigantic sculptures at Bamian and the rock-cut topes of Haibak.
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  • The cathedral of St Eulalie, a Romanesque building completed about the beginning of the 12th century, has a beautiful cloister in the same style, with interesting sculptures and three early Christian sarcophagi.
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  • Books, engravings, paintings, sculptures, &c., are on the free list.
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  • Calvet, physician, who in 1810 left his collections to the town, is rich in inscriptions, bronzes, glass and other antiquities, and in sculptures and paintings.
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  • The Didache bids us " pour water on the head," and Christian pictures and sculptures ranging from the 1st to the 10th century represent the baptizand as standing in the water, while the baptizer pours water from his hand or from a bowl over his head.
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  • Of greater local interest are the medieval and Renaissance sculptures from Palermo itself, a large picture gallery, and an extensive collection of Sicilian majolica, &c.
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  • To these must be added the palace of the prince-bishop of Gurk, the burg or castle, existing in its present form since 1777; and the Landhaus or house of assembly, dating from the end of the 14th century, and containing a museum of natural history, and collection of minerals, antiquities, seals, paintings and sculptures.
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  • The principal building is the parish church of St Martin, a good example of modern Gothic, the interior of which contains some fine sculptures by Flaxman and Chantrey.
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  • Other notable buildings are the Frauenhaus, with some interesting sculptures, and the Hotel du Commerce, the finest Renaissance building in the town.
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  • The pattern of the wig-lappets has been quoted to prove that it dates from the XIIth Dynasty, but it is said that the peculiar disposition of the uraeus on its forehead agrees with that in the earliest sculptures.
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  • A falcon-headed sphinx was dedicated to Harmachis in the temple of Abu Simbel, and is occasionally found in sculptures representing the king as Horus, or Mont, the war-god.
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  • The same type appears on the early sculptures of the half-Greek, half-Oriental temple at Assus.
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  • To these must be added the inscriptions, sculptures and other objects collected in the local museum, founded by Stamatakis in 1872 and enlarged in 1907, or built into the walls of houses or churches.
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  • The fine sculptures of the façade, with its beautiful windows, as also the octagonal dome, all belong to this period; Meliorantius, the sculptor of the portal of the cathedral (after 1155), took his inspiration hence.
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  • It contains many interesting sculptures and paintings, besides one especially fine silver pyx, the work of Juan de Arphe, dating from 1571.
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  • The style of the sculptures on the frieze is quite barbaric, with archaic elements, and is probably derived from Gaul.
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  • But a moment's examination of the sculptures is enough to destroy this hypothesis.
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  • And indeed the peculiar and fantastic character of the sculptures in this chapel frequently recalls the designs of his famous works.
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  • Most of the sculptures on display were not made to become subject to aesthetic contemplation in western art museums.
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  • Don't forget to stop at the sculptures or enjoy the area from the public viewing deck.
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  • But they are also quite a lot like sculptures, their physical bulk and volume plainly evident.
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  • These sculptures bring a collective memory and cultural history to bear upon diverse themes and items.
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  • Later on in the art museum, we came across the same sculptures, now technically perfect, but quite dead.
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  • These tiny building blocks are made of colorful translucent plastic and slot together to create amazing shapes, sculptures and detailed images... .
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  • Expressions in Wood I specialize in hand carving bowls, platters, dishes and abstract sculptures mostly from native grown hardwoods.
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  • View a vast selection of sculptures by leading uk sculptors also on display at their London showroom.
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  • Private gardens become public tea shops as Brighton residents mingle and admire the sculptures.
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  • Women's problems and expectations have been explored in her recent exhibition of ceramic sculptures at the Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough.
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  • The marble sculptures from the Temple of Mithras are among the finest works of art ever found in Roman Britain.
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  • Along the paths sculptures make the park an immense open air museum of classical statuary.
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  • Quinn's recent sculptures of disabled sitters evoke the broken figures and marble materials of antique statuary.
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  • They planted sweet peas around the base which would climb around the sculptures over the course of the Roadshow program.
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  • Two new sculptures for Catford The Creative Lewisham Agency is proud to announce the unveiling of two new sculptures on Rushey Green in Catford.
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  • The sculptures are designed to be vehicles for the minds eye, enticing the viewer to 'play out' the events of a 'true' story.
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  • Under the general head of water-lily are included the lotus of Egypt, Nymphaea Lotus, and the sacred lotus of India and China, Nelumbium speciosum, formerly a native of the Nile, as shown by Egyptian sculptures and other evidence, but no longer found in that river.
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  • Externally it is an irregular octagon, each face consisting of a lower storey with a semicircular arch (in three cases occupied by a portal), with sculptures by Antelami, four tiers of small columns supporting as many continuous architraves, and forming open galleries, and above these (an addition of the Gothic period) a row of five engaged columns supporting a series of pointed arches and a cornice.
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  • The best preserved Greek temple in the world, it possesses no record of its origin; the style of its sculptures and architecture leads to the conclusion that it was built about the same time as the Parthenon; it seems to have been finished by 421 B.C. It has been known as the Theseum since the middle ages, apparently because some of its sculptures represent the exploits of Theseus, but the Theseum was an earlier sanctuary on the east of the Agora (see above).
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  • Mariano e Jacopo, a structure of the 12th century, with a façade, adorned with contemporary sculptures, partly restored in 1514-1550.
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  • Since then his apathetic successors have neglected to bring to light this splendid work; and it is only by knocking off some of the plaster that one can get a glimpse of the sculptures, which are perfect as on the day they were carved."
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  • The Festsaalbau, erected by Klenze in the Italian Renaissance style, is adorned with mural paintings and sculptures, while the Königsbau, a reduced copy of the Pitti Palace at Florence, contains a series of admirable frescoes from the Niebelungenlied by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld.
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  • Bernardino di Siena (1472) has a fine Renaissance facade by Nicolo Filotesio (commonly called Cola dell' Amatrice), and contains the monumental tomb of the saint, decorated with beautiful sculptures, and executed by Silvestro Ariscola in 1480.
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  • The cathedral, built entirely of marble, occupies the site of an earlier church, and was begun in 1396, from which period the nave dates: the façade belongs to 1457-1486, while the east of the exterior was altered into the Renaissance style, and richly decorated with sculptures by Tommaso Rodari in 1487-1526.
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  • Giusto, &c. The cathedral, consecrated in 1120 (?), but enlarged and adorned by Niccolo Pisano (?) in 1254, has a fine pulpit of that period, and on the high altar are sculptures by Mino da Fiesole; it contains several good pictures - the best is an "Annunciation" by Luca Signorelli.
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  • Begun by the Countess Matilda of Tuscany in 1099, after the designs of Lanfranc, and consecrated in 1184, the Romanesque cathedral (S Geminiano) is a low but handsome building, with a lofty crypt, under the choir (characteristic of the Tuscan Romanesque architecture), three eastern apses, and a façade still preserving some curious sculptures of the 12th century.
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  • The archaeological museum is housed here on the ground floor; besides Roman and pre-Roman objects it contains fragments of the 9th century basilica of Santa Maria in Aurona, one of the first examples of vaulted Lombard architecture; the bas-reliefs of the ancient Porta Romana of Milan, representing the return of the Milanese in 1171 after the defeat of Barbarossa; the remains of the church of Santa Maria in Brera, the work of Balduccio da Pisa; the grandiose sepulchral monument of Bernabo Visconti formerly in the church of San Giovanni in Conca; the tomb of Regina della Scala, the wife of Bernabo; the funeral monument of the Rusca family; the great portal of the palace of Pigello Portinari, seat of the Banco Mediceo at Milan, a work of Michelozzo; a series of Renaissance sculptures, including works by Amadeo Mantegazza, Agostino Busti (surnamed Bambaia), including fragments of the tomb of Gaston de Foix.
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  • Thebes and Ammon and the traditions of the Empire savoured too much now of the Ethiopian; the priests of1 the Memphite and Deltaic dynasty thereupon turned deliberately for their models to the times of the ancient supremacy of Memphis, and the sculptures and texts on tomb and temple had to conform as closely as possible to those of the Old Kingdom.
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  • A triangular keep, a chapel, and other remains of a château (13th and 14th centuries) of the counts of Toulouse stand on the rocky pine-clad hill which rises to the north of the town; the chapel, dedicated to St Louis, belongs to the latest period of Romanesque architecture, and contains fine sculptures.
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  • Michele in respect of its facade (though it has not the elaborate sculptures), dome and mosaic pavements.
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  • The subjugation of those primitive tribes did not mean their annihilation: their blood still flows in the veins of Frenchmen; and they survive also on those megalithic monuments (see STONE MONUMENTS) with which the soil of France is dotted, in the drawings and sculptures of caves hollowed out along the sides of the valleys, and in the arms and ornaments yielded by sepulchral tumuli, while the names of the rivers and mountains of France probably perpetuate the first utterances of those nameless generations.
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  • Her mural crown is first seen in the Hittite sculptures of Boghaz Keui (see Pteria and Hittites) on the Halys.
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  • The fine sculptures of the façade, with its beautiful windows, as also the octagonal dome, all belong to this period; Meliorantius, the sculptor of the portal of the cathedral (after 1155), took his inspiration hence.
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  • Both are very striking fish, being covered with so many ornate spines they resemble living sculptures.
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  • Sculptures and Scarecrows created by the children, both during and out of school will give the walk added delight.
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  • Kinetic sculptures by Jean Tinguely are on display to 24th September.
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  • Women 's problems and expectations have been explored in her recent exhibition of ceramic sculptures at the Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough.
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  • Kenny Hunter has designed two self-portrait sculptures specifically for the exhibition.
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  • In 1962 Douglas Fraser described such sculptures as sorcery figures.
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  • Quinn 's recent sculptures of disabled sitters evoke the broken figures and marble materials of antique statuary.
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  • At the design festival, the sculptures stimulated debate about how to improve the site.
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  • The incised design shows a striding human figure in the fluid and dynamic style known only from the earliest sculptures of the Maya lowlands.
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  • Some aspects of the decor; camouflage nets, withy sculptures, backdrops and hanging objects.
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  • Inside, there are elaborate woodcarvings decorated with gilded characters and sculptures depicting local deities.
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  • Please analyze the content and value of these aesthetically designed sculptures.
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  • You can find sculptures in whimsical lady bug design for your nursery decor at CDK.com.
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  • This bunny ice sculpture mold is from Sculptures in Ice and will capture your family's imagination.
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  • Combining a zebra print rug with bold, bright colors found in objects such as hand blown art glass or abstract ceramic sculptures provides an interesting mix.
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  • Sand sculptures: Hire a sand sculpture company or a talented friend to make large sand castles for your ceremony.
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  • Small ice sculptures may be expensive, but they will make an impression on everyone at your winter wonderland themed wedding.
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  • Ice sculptures: Although they can be pricey, ice sculptures can be elegant and sophisticated additions to a more formal wedding reception.
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  • Seasons: From elegant winter ice sculptures to cornucopias filled with pumpkins and leaves, the seasons offer many wedding decoration ideas.
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  • For example, a destination wedding that's being held in Polynesia might feature small models of the Easter Island sculptures or a cake in the style of Mãori carvings.
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  • Make collages that you can stick on with toothpicks, small wire sculptures, or a printed design that a bakery can transfer onto a finished cake.
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  • Often imitated, the Thinker is by far the most popular of Rodin's sculptures.
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  • Guests will find thought-provoking artwork and sculptures in corridors and stairwells, and the ships make good use of every inch of space by incorporating mosaics into the floor.
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  • Murals, themed accessories (lamps, tables, etc.), outdoor sculptures, and themed lounge adornments complete these ships' integrated décor.
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  • If gingerbread sculptures and treats originated in this region, then cities may have large exhibits available to cruisers.
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  • Buy the necessary tools at a craft or hobby shop and make sculptures.
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  • Argyle Pattern Lifted Rectangle: Are you more of an art critic that loves to purchase wonderful sculptures in your spare time?
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  • For example, a child may not draw or paint again, but may enjoy making clay pots or welding metal sculptures.
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  • Chinese elephant sculptures and figurines often depict a child or children riding on its back in a symbol of fertility and wealth.
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  • It covers everything from the potting shed and the compost pile to fences and sculptures.
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  • This site also offers a variety of projects made with other materials, such as an eggshell pencil holder, wax sculptures and friendship bracelets.
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  • Building sandcastle sculptures is a time honored beach tradition.
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  • Sure, you can build sandcastle sculptures that are easily made in an hour, but they can just as easily collapse or wash away.
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  • Once you've built a few ambitious sandcastle sculptures, you might feel like testing your skills against the pros.
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  • Rocks, feathers, shells and mini-flags all add dimension to finished sandcastle sculptures, so use your imagination.
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  • Since then, dolls based on Marie's sculptures can be recognized by the beauty mark placed near each doll's left eye, which is similar to Marie's own beauty mark.
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  • Accents - You can use an almost endless variety of items for centerpiece accents, such as glass beads, stones, natural items like berries and pinecones, ribbons, or small sculptures.
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  • At this time, Jewish engagement rings were ornate miniature sculptures with many compartments, intricate scrollwork and gems.
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  • Once you bring them home, you can have fun baking, carving or making fun apple head sculptures and Jack-O-Lanterns.
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  • It features several gardens and fountains, playing fields and many sculptures and monuments.
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  • If you ask kids to create artwork based on the season, expect plenty of pictures and sculptures depicting flowers, rain, Easter eggs, animals and rainbows.
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  • Some of these included pictures and sculptures of the tales and other stories that were popular in Europe - including fairies.
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  • It has romantic scenes and wacky modern sculptures by renowned Mexican artists and is just fun to explore.
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  • Generally, an art show is an event that allows for the display of paintings, drawings, and sculptures.
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  • You can also give them clay tools or improvised clay tools such as textured sticks, forks, or even tiny squares of carpet or fabric to press into the wet clay to better define their sculptures.
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  • His specialty is building models and sculptures.
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  • They have moved merely from paintings and filtered graphic art to 3D sculptures.
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  • Her sculptures and art work can be found in nearly every mall in the world.
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  • Her site offers many items for sale that depict her gothic fairies including prints, sculptures and throws.
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  • FaerieDust Gallery - This gallery showcases some of the best in fairie-inspired art ranging from RPG and CCG games to painting and sculptures.
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  • Artists are starting blogs to share photographs, paintings, sculptures and any other artistic work they are particularly proud of.
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  • A humor site where you run a small community sharing pictures of beer can sculptures and wacky personals ads, it's probably quite all right to have a banana doing the Pulp Fiction dance as a way to break up the homepage.
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  • Ensconced lights glowed in the midday, and antique furniture, rare paintings, elegant marble sculptures befitting a museum, silk Persian rugs underfoot, and many other priceless displays of prestige lined the wide hall.
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  • She maneuvered through sculptures and other exhibits on the floor to the small office in the back.
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  • The Sassanian kings have covered the face of the rocks in this neighbourhood, and in part even the Achaemenian ruins, with their sculptures and inscriptions, and must themselves have built largely here, although never on the same scale of magnificence as their ancient predecessors.
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  • As regards the decorative sculptures of the Parthenon, which the Greeks rated far below their colossus in ivory and gold, see the article Parthenon.
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  • That a far more advanced race had at one time a settlement on the north-west coast is indicated by the cave-paintings and sculptures discovered by Sir George Grey.
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  • Rough sculptures, too, were found, and two large square mounds formed of loose stones, and yet perfect parallelograms in outline, placed due east and west.
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  • In ancient sculptures and coins he is represented as a young man, habited like a shepherd, and sometimes carrying a sheep on his shoulders.
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  • In the museum are some of the ancient sculptures and mosaics discovered in Algeria, together with medals and Algerian money.
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  • In 174 Aurelius gained over the Quadi a decisive victory, which is commemorated by one of the sculptures on the column of Antonine.
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  • Commodus, who was with his father when he died, erected to his memory the Antonine column (now in the Piazza Colonna at Rome), round the shaft of which are sculptures in relief commemorating the miracle of the Thundering Legion and the various victories of Aurelius over the Quadi and the Marcomanni.
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  • He is celebrated as a collector of paintings, books, gems and sculptures, his "Arundel marbles" being given by his grandson in 1667 to the University of Oxford.
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  • There are several good palaces of the early Renaissance, a fine theatre (1857) and a museum containing important palaeo-ethnological collections, ancient and medieval sculptures, and the natural history collection of Spallanzani.
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  • Armillary spheres occur in many old sculptures, paintings and engravings; and from these sources we know that they were made for suspension, for resting on the ground or on a table, for holding by a short handle, or either for holding or for resting on a stand.
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  • The sculptures of the pediments have been completely lost, but their design has been ingeniously reconstructed by Sauer.
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  • The National Museum, founded in 1866, is especially rich in archaic sculptures and in sepulchral and votive reliefs.
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  • A copy of the Diadumenos of Polyclitus from Delos, and temple sculptures from Epidaurus and the Argive Heraeum, are among the more notable of its recent acquisitions.
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  • The removal to London in 1812 of most of the remaining sculptures of the Parthenon by Lord Elgin possibly rescued many of them from injury in the period of warfare which followed.
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  • He was possibly right as regards the Sinjerli and Sakchegeuzu sculptures, which are of provincial appearance.
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  • It is important to observe that in resting the fame of Pheidias upon the sculptures of the Parthenon we proceed with little evidence.
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  • All belong to the " archaic " epoch; only a few remains of the greater age were found, including some fragments of sculptures from the Parthenon and Erechtheum.
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  • The frieze of the entablature contains sculptures only in the metopes of the east front and in those of the sides immediately adjoining it; the frontal metopes represent the labours of Heracles, the lateral the exploits of Theseus.
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  • In 1903 the foundations of this temple were discovered close to the Arch of Trajan, and many fragments of fine sculptures in both the Egyptian and the Greco-Roman style belonging to it were found.
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  • The Theseum or temple of Theseus, which lay to the east of the Agora near the Acropolis, was built by Cimon: here he deposited the bones of the national hero which he brought from Scyros about 470 B.C. The only building in the city which can with certainty be assigned to the administration of Pericles is the Odeum, beneath the southern declivity of the Acropolis, a structure mainly of wood, said to have been built in imitation of the tent of Xerxes: it was used for musical contests and the though not established, may be regarded as practically certain, notwithstanding the difficulty presented by the subjects of the sculptures, which bear no relation to Hephaestus.
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  • His principal discovery has been the extensive remains of the Coptic monastery of St Jeremias, with remarkable sculptures and frescoes.
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  • In later ages the representations of birds of one sort or another in Egyptian paintings and sculptures become countless, and the bassi-rilievi of Assyrian monuments, though mostly belonging of course to a subsequent period, are not without them.
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