By Hans Ludwig C Jaffe
The richly diverse illustrations are all in color—over 1000 of them, with many full-page plates displaying works of paramount value and curiosity. the main epochs, faculties, and kinds of Western and japanese portray are represented in work of art, illuminations, adorned vessels, mosaics, panel work, and scrolls. lots of the examples were selected to offer a clean and unhackneyed choice, and a few of the works are very nearly inaccessible to the standard art-loving vacationer.
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1 low stand with four drinking see the prince's son bringing three The name of the reigning Pharaoh is within a cartouche in the accompanying inscription, which also praises the prince's son. The picture is lotus blossoms to his dead father. decorative painted pattern and occupies a framed by prominent position in the rock tomb, a niche at the end ot the long entrance corridor where it is visible from tar off. 1 To the left and right of with the dead is man and accompanied by his this his painting are two mother and another son and wife.
At main variants from in Sumeria through ancient world. This the to \gi : stance of the animals, with necks lowered; and hawks viewed from below. But invariably Originally early somewhat unsteady sunk almost Iron Tepe Sialk, a settlement on the The painted decoration includes and abstract designs The and lip designs comes from the early plateau. surface of the vessel. c. unprecedented heights tf Napir-asu, conson of Untashgal, king of the Elamites (second half of the thirteenth centurj bearded head the present head the most significant surviving piece ol is The Elamite sculpture.
A hundred or more earthenware ossuaries houses have been found in in Azor, south of Tel Aviv. Most are majority are painted and, decoration. Our fragment in the shape of graves of the Chalcolithic epoch in some of such in fragments, and the cases, also a have modeled house-shaped coffer for bones represents the pediment over the opening (note lower though the left it be it of the doorjamb). vestige also has, oddly enough, tion clearlv intended to be a nose since a a at the House-shaped prominent projec- on cither side there is Around these features there is a geometrical which may be a stylization of palmetto leaves.