Alex glanced at the vase of dandelions on the counter and nodded.
You're like a vase and the magic is the water.
The vase had a very small neck, and spread out at the top like a bowl.
The decoration of zigzag lines was probably applied directly after the body of the vase had been blown.
A milk glass vase with a spray of daffodils rested atop the table.
A Chinese writer, however, mentions the manufacture of a huge vase in A.D.
4.-Middle Minoan Vase, Cnossus.
Having blown the body of the vase, he finished the mouth and neck part, and fixed a small, probably hollow, copper rod inside the finished neck by pressing the neck upon the rod (Plate I.
I'm sure they'll stay pretty longer in the vase.
Instead of keeping still, so I could eat him comfortably, he trembled so with fear that he fell off the table into a big vase that was standing on the floor.
the figure of Artemis on the vase shown in Greek Art, fig.
Having severed the body of the vase from the blowing iron, he heated and closed the fractured base, whilst holding the vase by means of the rod fixed in the neck.
At length every jar and vase was cracked or broken, and the precious stones they contained were melting, too, and running in little streams over the trees and bushes of the forest.
At first the piglet stuck in the neck of the vase and I thought I should get him, after all, but he wriggled himself through and fell down into the deep bottom part--and I suppose he's there yet.
The double-handled blue-glass vase in the British Museum,dating from the 5th century, is probably a chalice, as it closely resembles the chalices represented on early Christian monuments.
6.-Filler Vase, Zakro.
The most wonderful object of all was a great two-handled vase standing 3 ft.
On a painted vase the scene of the intercession of Heracles is represented (Heydermann, ZI ber eine nacheuripideische Antigone, 1868).
A monochrome loses much of its attractiveness when the color merges into a metal rim, or when the interior of a vase is covered with crude unpolished paste.
There is no reason to doubt that most of the records have at least a basis of fact, for the cases are in accord with well-attested phenomena of a similar nature at the present day; but there are others, such as the miraculous mending of a broken vase, which suggest either invention or trickery.
Such embroideries are indicated by painting on the statues from the Acropolis and are often shown on vase paintings.
A modern glassblower, when making an amphora-shaped vase, finishes the base first, fixes an iron rod to the finished base with a seal of glass, severs the vase from the blowing iron, and finishes the mouth, whilst he holds the vase by the iron attached to its base.
The Portland or Barberini vase in the British Museum is the finest example of this kind of work which has come down to us, and was entire until it was broken into some hundred pieces by a madman.
A vase decorated with these simple or complex canes is produced by embedding short lengths of the cane on the surface of a mass of molten glass and blowing and fashioning the mass into the required shape.
There was no way to get the creature out without breaking the vase, so the Tin Woodman smashed it with his axe and set the little prisoner free.
A tall funnel-shaped vase of this class, of which a considerable part has been preserved, is divided into zones showing bull-hunting scenes, wrestlers and pugilists in gladiatorial costume, the whole executed in a most masterly manner.
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A glass cup with reliefs carved in the blue and white technique of the Portland Vase, representing a pastoral sacrifice, which was sold by auction in Paris in 1912 for 64,000 francs, was said to have come from Heraclea Pontica.
He Himself spoke mysteriously of His burial, when a woman poured a vase of costly ointment upon His head.
- Brass Vase, pierced and gilt; 17th century Persian work.
The two other most remarkable examples of this cameo glass are an amphora at Naples and the Auldjo vase.
The Auldjo vase, in the British Museum, is an oenochoe about 9 in.
Two inscriptions in Cufic characters surround the vase, but they, it would seem, are merely ornamental and destitute of meaning.
A glass vase about a foot high is preserved at Nara in Japan, and is alleged to have been placed there in the 8th century.
A vase of calcite, also dedicated by Entemena, has been found at Nippur.
It was represented in zodiacal symbolism by the god Ramman, crowned with a tiara and pouring water from a vase, or more generally by the vase and water without the god.
The value of the cotyle from the Naxian slab is 15.4 (best, others 14.6-19.6); from a vase about 16.6; from the Panidum slab 17.1 (var.
16.2-18.2); from a Capuan vase 17.8; from the Ganus slab 17.8 (var.
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.
Early Assyrian glass is represented in the British Museum by a vase of transparent greenish glass found in the north-west palace of Nineveh.
The vase is a proof of the high degree of excellence to which the goldsmith's art had already attained.
This stone-work was usually formed on the outside with rotary motion, but sometimes the vase was rotated upon the grinder (Q.
The most splendid vase is one from Nekhen (Hieraconpolis), of syenite, 2 ft.
A piece of a large tile, and part of a glazed vase, have the royal titles and name of Menes, originally in violet inlay in green glaze.
In archaic art Hephaestus is generally represented as bearded, though occasionally a younger beardless type is found, as on a vase (in the British Museum), on which he appears as a young man assisting Athena in the creation of Pandora.
'Gueridon, a small table to hold a lamp or vase, supported by a tall column or a human or mythological figure.
The Turks now believe that a vase of this earth destroys the effect of any poison drunk from it - a belief which the ancients attached rather to the earth from Cape Kolias in Attica.
The white cross badge bears on a blue centre the charge of the house of Vasa, a gold sheaf shaped like a vase with two handles.
Alabaster vase: Sykes, Ten Thousand Miles in Persia, p. 445.
The original furniture of the palace is represented by the celebrated vase of the Alhambra, a splendid specimen of Moorish ceramic art, dating from 1 3 20, and belonging to the first period of Moorish porcelain.
A vase of Menes with purple inlaid hieroglyphs in green glaze and the tiles with relief figures are the most important pieces.
A fresco bearing the figure of a woman holding lilies and a vase was also found in the " Palace of Cadmus " at Thebes (1916), where many Early Mycenaean graves were also excavated.
Mycenaean pottery and a carved steatite vase were found in caves in the island of Cythera in 1915.
From the fact that upon the Galassi vase (unearthed at Cervetri, but probably aï¿½product of Caere), which is now in the Gregorian Museum of the Vatican, a syllabary is found along with one of the most archaic Greek alphabets, and that a similar combination was found upon the wall of a tomb at Colle, near Siena, it has been argued that syllabic preceded alphabetic writing in Italy.
The syllabary upon the Galassi vase indicates in all probability that the vase, which resembles an ink-bottle, belonged to a child, for whose edification the syllables pa, pi, pe, pu and the rest were intended.
In ecclesiastical usage it is the sacred vase or tabernacle in which the Host is reserved.
One of them, close to the town, contained, along with other Scythian antiquities, the well-known precious vase representing the capture of wild horses.
One vase, of Corinthian workmanship, dates from the 6th century B.C.; and many of the early Christian relics are of unusual interest.
The body becomes in shape like a vase or urn attached by a narrow stalk, round which a chitinous membrane is secreted.
From the edges of the vase the four primary tentacles grow out, each a slender filament with a solid endodermal axis.
A special confirmation is given in this case, as the Siren is represented mounted on her seahorse crossing the Styx upon the vase of Pluto and Proserpine in the collection of the Naples Museum.
This vase dates about 250 B.C., and the Siren charms represent her in the same way, but usually mounted on two sea-horses.
The ornaments and furniture were of the most costly kind; the king's bow and buckler were of gold; his very whip intertwined with gold; the queen had golden diadems, necklace and breast-jewels, and at her feet lay a golden vase.
In the Pavlovskoi kurgan (opened in 1858) was the tomb of a Greek lady, containing among other articles of dress and decoration a pair of fine leather boots (a unique discovery) and a beautiful vase on which is painted the return of Persephone from Hades and the setting out of Triptolemus for Attica.
There is also an Athenian vase from Capua in the form of a sphinx painted white.
13 (from a black-figured Corinthian vase) represents the suicide of Ajax.
Nothing was found in it except a few ashes and a broken vase of Egyptian alabaster.
The scene of the opening of the chest is represented on a Greek vase in the British Museum.
bonsai pot, a t-shirt, a vase and making personalized greeting cards.
bud vase, dating to circa 1870.
There is no other color in the room except a single pink camellia in a tiny vase on the counter.
A tall glass vase with pink water lilies is the table centerpiece.
I like the way the plants follow the curvature of the vase.
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Jilly knocks over a vase, and Carol, who is already getting very jittery, sends her outside to play.
The vase is a blue glass with gold leaf.
Concrete planter decorated with mosaic A detail of a vase This mosaic mural is on the south wall of the house.
She immediately smashed a pane of glass in the door with the vase.
pilaster strips with a vase motif decoration set with diamonds.
posy vase attached.
retro vintage vase, dating to circa 1959.
saucer made by Bernard Leach in 1920 to a large vase made by Alison Britton in 1987.
smilen, sat the vase beside the portrait of his smiling face.
Better yet, use an old china teapot or your grandmother's favorite vase for the flowers.
vase of flowers in warm, glowing color.
The Chairman thanked Jo for all that she had done and presented her with an engraved vase.
They return home to find Ed drunk; he has been sick and smashed a precious vase.
Wish List £ 25.00 vase by Scabetti Shapely glazed earthenware vase in white, ivory or charcoal.
He is seen to throw a vase at Lenny and shout, ' You fat fool!
And if you believe that, then I have a Ming vase that's going for a good price.
Jules Verne likened the appearance to an Etruscan vase.
vase paintings show him doing the deed with a sword or spear - there was no riddle, no suicide.
A charming antique bud vase, dating to circa 1870.
The result was a tall glass vase of greenish blue over yellow glass.
A black basalt urn will be much, much heavier than a cut crystal vase.
A wonderful antique English Art Deco pottery vase, dating to circa 1925.
A very cool retro vintage vase, dating to circa 1959.
A grand " palace style " of vase painting was at the same time evolved, in harmony with the general decoration of the royal halls.
The "siphon champenois" of Deleuze and Dutillet (1829) was a hollow corkscrew, with valve, which was passed through the cork into a bottle of effervescent liquid, and the "vase siphoide" of Antoine Perpigna (Savaresse Pere), patented in 1837, was essentially the modern siphon, its head being fitted with a valve which was closed by a spring.
In archaeology it is used for the engraved and ornamented handle of a vase, which has often survived when the vase itself, being less durable, has disappeared.
The only entire enamelled vessel which we can confidently attribute to Byzantine art is a small vase preserved in the treasury of St Mark's at Venice.
The presence of these inscriptions may perhaps lead to the inference that the vase was made in Sicily, but by Byzantine workmen.
" ' Ac proinde si quaeratur quid fiet, si Deus auferat omne corpus quod in aliquo vase continetur, et nullum aliud in ablati locum venire permittat?
(1900), in which the opening of the jar is explained as an aetiological myth based on the Athenian festival of the Pithoigia (part of the Anthesteria, q.v.), and P. Gardner, "A new Pandora vase" (xxi., ibid., 1901).
The best bronze was a helmet with reliefs on the cheekpieces; the finest vase an Attic kylix signed by Pamphaios.
A graphic representation of the workshop of a Greek sculptor in bronze is given on a fictile vase in the Berlin Museum (see Gerhard's Trinkschalen, plates xii., xiii.).
2 A Greek vase shows snake-bodied nymphs at the grape-harvest (Harrison 259 seq.), and in Egypt the harvest goddess Rannut had snake-form (F.
From the fact that upon the Galassi vase (unearthed at Cervetri, but probably aÃ¯¿½product of Caere), which is now in the Gregorian Museum of the Vatican, a syllabary is found along with one of the most archaic Greek alphabets, and that a similar combination was found upon the wall of a tomb at Colle, near Siena, it has been argued that syllabic preceded alphabetic writing in Italy.
Even since Buhler wrote, the vase, the top of which is reproduced (see Plate), has been discovered on the borders of Nepal in a stupa where some of the relics of Buddha were kept.
Presentation table and vase Ebony and rosewood veneer table inlaid with silver and with feet of electroplated nickel silver.
Place the flowers in a vase containing clean lukewarm water mixed with the sachet of flower food provided...
The pots range from a teacup and saucer made by Bernard Leach in 1920 to a large vase made by Alison Britton in 1987.
Then, sat the vase beside the portrait of his smiling face.
Better yet, use an old china teapot or your grandmother 's favorite vase for the flowers.
The painting was of a vase of flowers in warm, glowing color.
Wish List £ 25.00 Vase by Scabetti Shapely glazed earthenware vase in white, ivory or charcoal.
He is seen to throw a vase at Lenny and shout, ' You fat fool !
And if you believe that, then I have a Ming vase that 's going for a good price.
Early vase paintings show him doing the deed with a sword or spear - there was no riddle, no suicide.
When he grabbed the newspaper the vase wobbled from side to side.
A man sits lost in thought before a golden vase from which a woman mysteriously emerges, wreathed in smoke.
Jess haphazardly arranged the flowers in the vase.
The sleek contour of the vase was eye-catching, so Brenda decided to purchase it.
Pay close attention to arrangement size, colors, color of vase or box, or option for a gift card.
To keep your fresh flowers alive longer, add some carbonated lemon-lime soda on the vase to give your flowers some pop.
Simply rinse out the water from the vase and replace it with half a vase of soda and half warm water.
You'll be able to find out where you can save on flowers, and in some cases you may be able to score a free glass vase with your purchase.
The website frequently offers special deals, such as a free glass vase with a purchase of flowers.
A birdhouse made from recycled barn wood or a floor vase made from a painted milk can are creative and fun examples.
They can see the four chairs and one table interlock to make this large vase shape.
An Egyptian style vase and a hand blown art glass sculpture would add some creative flair.
For instance, you might have an Asian vase sitting on your fireplace mantel with two pieces of Native American pottery sitting on the hearth below.
An easy table centerpiece can be fresh fruit or flowers in a decorative bowl, vase or pitcher.
Accessorize your furniture with accents such as a vase of flowers, a lace tablecloth or a lamp with a vintage shade.
Place a large rustic vase of dried grasses on the mantel or coffee table, and add a bowl of fruits, like apples and oranges.
Silk flowers in a vase go a long way to create a happy feeling while adding a color element.
Fill a bowl or clear glass vase with a collection.
A Talavera vase, urn or platter set on a stand will look beautiful on a shelf or side table.
Use a beautiful Talavera vase or jug as a table's centerpiece.
Choose a glass or cut-glass crystal vase.
Adding a small vase with some scented oil and dried reeds will help diffuse a pleasant aroma around the room.
A large vase filled with dried reeds would help fill an empty corner.
If you plan on entertaining, a vase filled with fresh flowers can help add a splash of color and a subtle aroma.
Trim the pictures to a desired size and glue them to a glass cube-shaped vase, making sure you do not leave any visible spaces between the photos.
Once you have covered the entire surface of the vase, cut a piece of ribbon to a length that is long enough to wrap around the top of the vase.
You could add another piece of ribbon to the bottom of the vase as well.
Once you've completed about a dozen of the photo flowers, tie them together with a pretty ribbon or place them in a small vase.
It is vase shaped with a round bottom like a skillet.
The bride and groom blend their unique colored sand together into one vase to symbolize the coming together of two lives and families.
Wrap evergreen branches around hurricane vase candleholders and over balconies.
For instance, one area of the room can be a sage green and cream garden theme with antique ivory vase centerpieces, while another portion of the room -- or a different room -- can be a bright, sunny yellow and orange color scheme.
Whether you want to dry your wedding flowers to place in a decorative vase, or have your bouquet framed, there's a wedding flower preservation specialist for you.
All of the guests write bits of advice for the bride on slips of paper and places them in a vase or bowl.
While a class is likely to focus on the proper arrangement of blooms in a vase rather than a bouquet, you'll still learn some design principles that will help you as you fuss with your flowers.
You don't want to have someone accidentally return your great aunt's best crystal vase to the rental shop!
An outdoor or garden themed wedding in the fall can make a simple vase or bowl of fruit the perfect centerpiece.
Fill a vase or fishbowl with potpourri, and then scatter a few pieces around the bowl.
Pick wildflowers the morning of the reception, place in a glass vase and tie on a ribbon.
We will forever be surrounded by tokens of your friendship, whether in the form of a beautiful rug or a hand-sculpted vase.
Setting a budget helps focus the search for the perfect bud vase while not breaking the bank.
Remember that many stores offer volume discounts and therefore the price of a bud vase maybe reduced if many of the same style are being purchased.
Style: The bud vase favors should complement the overall style of the wedding.
The type of material will contribute to the overall look and feel of the bud vase as well as determine the final cost.
This can be as simple as a colored ribbon tied around the vase to match the color of flowers or other wedding decor, or as complex as specially printed ceramic vases.
A pretty charm, wedding favor tag, or personalized label can be handmade and added to the vase with a ribbon.
A few beads will give added sparkle to the bud vase.
Many couples like to present the bud vase favors complete with a flower or two.
Vase with Flowers: Fill a large vase two-thirds full with sea glass.
Sliced pieces of citrus fruits make a beautiful water or vase display.
Fill a tall cylindrical vase fruit slices and a little water; top with a floating candle.
Add fruit slices to a clear glass flower vase.
Add a small round piece of Styrofoam that was cut in half (flat side down) inside the vase.
Add extra berry branches to areas that are spotty, and tie a ribbon around the base of the vase.
Instead of buying a tree, you can also gather thin twigs from willows, birches or other small trees and anchor them in a tall glass vase.
Sometimes a single flower in a simple vase conveys more elegance than a massive floral arrangment with crystals.
Place three in each vase with the stems cut at different lengths for the most attractive result.
Other tall flowers that look great in a tall thin vase are calla lilies.
Since their stems are fragile, make sure the calla lilies do not protrude too far over the top of the vase, as they have a tendency to droop.
For beach weddings, add small sea shells to a vase or hurricane and use with or without candles.
Pour in a half cup of iridescent decorating stones to each vase.
Push a submersible underwater tea light in each vase.
You can make this particularly unique by painting their family name on the vase or personalize them all with your own names and the wedding date.
Add a vase with floral scented oil and decorative reeds to diffuse the scent into the air.
It is highly ornamental as a back line to a long border, as a single specimen to let into the lawn, as the centre of a bed or vase, or in masses with other elegant foliage plants.
As an alternative to prepared rooting hormone, place the cut end of your vine in a vase with a few cut young willow shoots.
Cut the stem according to the size of the vase.
Keep plenty of water in the vase and the sunflowers can last up to ten days.
Give the Turban to Sahara when she stops by and she'll give you the Massage Chair or a Red Vase.
If you get the other items, give the vase to Crazy Redd for a Safe, then trade the safe to Tom nook for his picture.
An oil lamp is a container, usually glass, in the shape of a large vase with a wide bottom.
However, you can prevent them from growing in your lucky bamboo vase.
Since lucky bamboo is generally grown hydroponically at nurseries and green houses, most people keep their bamboo in a vase of water and pebbles when they bring it home.
Believe it or not, the type of vase your lucky bamboo lives in makes a huge difference as to whether or not it develops an algae problem.
Clear vases expose the water in the vase to too much light.
If you are replenishing your bamboo vase with regular tap water, this cannot only kill the plant over a period, but also be a cause of algae growth.
Algae feed on these phosphates (considered nutrients in small doses) and before you know it, the algae have completely invaded your vase.
The best way to prevent algae problems in your lucky bamboo vase is prevention.
Change the vase - If you don't have another vase handy, simply take the bamboo out of its vase and wash it with a warm water and a tiny bit of mild soap.
Yellow chrysanthemums - Fill a long vase with these flowers and display them in your home to attract everlasting good luck.
For smaller areas, one or two flowers in a small bud vase make a pretty display.
Display an origami flower bouquet in a vase or make an origami box using patterns.
Place the branch in a tall vase that has been weighted with sand, rocks, marbles, or other small heavy items.
While displaying the rose bloom is a beautiful way to accent any tabletop, mantel or a wreath, many people want to create a rose bouquet to place in a vase.
Attach a few to a welcome wreath, place several in a vase near the entryway or lay them along a windowsill for a pretty display.
Make stems and arrange them in a vase or simply tuck a few blooms between items on your bookshelf.
Place a single flower bloom in an open triangle box, instead of making a flower bouquet to put in a vase.
An origami vase is a great choice for giving one to three money roses.
Create the vase and add the blooms to the vase, securing the stems to the bottom of the vase with mini pebbles or glass beads.
Give larger bouquets of dollar bills folded into roses in a traditional vase.
Use green Styrofoam in the bottom of the vase as the anchor for the arrangement.
If you want to create an origami flower bouquet to put in a vase for display, you need to find stem and leave diagrams to fold.
The vase deferens tubes transport sperm.
The panda Webkinz' favorite food is bamboo cannelloni, and its pet item is a panda Ming vase fridge.
A Nerf sword can still cause injury, and it can knock over a favorite vase just as easily a wooden toy sword.
Another cute feature located near the handlebars is the vase with flowers.
Essential oils are very volatile and will evaporate quickly in a reed diffuser vase or jar.
Fill a small vase with cotton balls soaked in your favorite essential oil.
A reed diffuser looks like a short vase, with a rounded bowl.
Fill the jar or vase with a few inches of scented oil.
Purchase a small vase or basket and fill it with a Styrofoam ball that is a tight fit.
Cut the stems to appropriate points and then arrange until it looks nice in the vase.
Alternatively, you could customize a white bouquet in a golden vase to represent the ring itself (choose coordinating colored flowers if using a non-traditional engagement ring, such as an emerald or topaz).
Fill an empty glass vase or serving bowl with the ornaments to make an easy and affordable holiday decoration.
If you buy an opaque set, you can put it outside your bedroom, set a vase on top and call it living room or spare room furniture.
Other dual images include mirror images of faces on either side of a vase, dual wings, or any image with two halves.
For something a little different, buy a large glass vase or a trifle dish and fill it with apples, or make a cornucopia in a shallow glass dish or basket.
Add some acorns to the bottom of a vase (with or without flowers) or glue some to the sides of a votive candle holder.
Using a rag, a sponge or a special paint roller can give you all sorts of interesting effects on a wall, a vase, a table top or anything else you might want to paint.
Fall Hanging Vase Arrangement: Decorate your home with a lovely bouquet of flowers.
Place decorated ball ornaments in a large clear glass vase to make a unique centerpiece for your holiday table.
When you have a dozen tissue paper flowers, arrange them in a vase or an old tin can covered with pretty patterned paper to make a centerpiece for your table.
She took the flowers and put them into a vase.
I picked some yellow flowers to go in her hair, but she said they looked better in a vase.
Her attributes are the caduceus and a vase.
remains both at Mycenae and Tiryns, still imperfectly investigated, show that this Cretan influence goes back to the Middle Minoan age, with its characteristic style of polychrome vase decoration.
In ancient vase paintings she is frequently met with; and the picture by Timanthes representing Agamemnon hiding his face at her sacrifice was one of the famous works of antiquity (Pliny, Nat.
The scene where she is holding the clue to Theseus occurs on a very early vase in the British Museum.
He is attended by a minister with a vase of holy water, an aspergillum and a copy of the Rituale or missal.
29 (from an Orvieto vase) represents the slaying of the children of Niobe by Apollo and Artemis; fig.
Among the first is to be noted a terra-cotta relief from Melos in the British Museum, where also, on a vase of black ware, is what seems to be a representation of his escape from Stheneboea.
One of the cups has a frieze with reliefs of natives supplementing that on the Chertomlyk vase.
No remarkable specimens of the metallurgic art of an early period have been found, apart perhaps from the silver vase of Entemena, but at a later epoch great excellence was attained in the manufacture of such jewellery as ear-rings and bracelets of gold.
In Greek art Leto usually appears carrying her children in her arms, pursued by the dragon sent by the jealous Hera, which is slain by the infant Apollo; in vase paintings especially she is often represented with Apollo and Artemis.
It is nothing to a Japanese that a vase should be covered with profuse decoration of flowers and foliage: he requires that every blossom and every leaf shall be instinct with vitality, and the comparative costliness of fine workmanship does not influence his choice.
IThe artists of this school show also much skill in using enamels for the purposes of subordinate decorationsuspending enamelled butterflies, birds or floral sprays, among the reticulations of a silver vase chiselled a jour; or filling with translucid enamels parts of a decorative scheme sculptured in iron, silver, gold or shakudo.
Some of the earlier works of Ur-Nina, En-anna-turn, Entemena and others, before the Semitic conquest, are also extremely interesting, especially the famous stele of the vultures and a great silver vase ornamented with what may be called the coat of arms of Lagash, a lion-headed eagle with wings outspread, grasping a lion in each talon.
These belong to the 7th century B.C., and are followed by the tombe a camera, in which the tomb is a chamber hewn in the rock, and which can be traced back to the beginning of the 6th century B.C. From one of the earliest of these came the famous Francois vase; another is the tomb of Poggio Renzo, or della Scimmia (the monkey), with several chambers decorated with archaic paintings.
There are many vase and wall paintings and bas-reliefs illustrative of incidents in his life.
Inscription on Buddha Vase, perhaps 4th century B.C.
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