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THE cabinet of gems which contains the collections of Intagli and Camei is entered from the Sala dell' Ermafrodito. At the end of the room, under gla ...
... faults, griffins, and other fabulous creatures, among ... of unseeing nonpareil, lapis lazuli, and Bohemian H4Mg3S12O9 ... and eight channelled columns of rock crystal, set in ...
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In the days of romance and chivalry, jewels were among the valuable objects presented to the knights, as favours, by ladies. It is stated in Piercefo ...
... of the magnificent abode of this fabulous monarch :" The ... director-general, which makes its possessor happy and rich; ... jewels, viz, the" Buddha" jewel, ...
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Who would make a pilgrimage to the shrines of Greece without traversing the Sacred Way to Eleusis? One may go by rail to this seat of the ancient mys ...
... , the nearer islands set in lapis lazuli and the ... isles veiled in mist. The shrine and the isles ... A single salty word, a happy epithet, a ...
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The earliest known inhabitants of the Nile valley went about nude, tattooed and painted, like many Neolithic Europeans. Among the rocks and caves of ...
... painted tiles, marble slabs and lapis lazuli. His ... concludes:" I, Chaldaea, the King of ... extent by the Greeks. The Buddha was represented in ...
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Windsor Castle, one of the largest and most magnificent royal residences in the world, has been, during the seven hundred years of its existence, pri ...
... mosaics, porphyry, alabaster, lapis lazuli, and ... , and the great marble statues of Life and Death ... tragedies in striking contrast to their happy visits at different ...
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A MANDARIN is a Chinese official, either civil or military, but the word itself is not Chinese. It is a name given indiscriminately by foreigners to ...
... Oriental China: The Taoist Immortals Fabulous Animals-The ... Antimoniate button of lapis lazuli blue opaque rested ... a small sapphire bead. The coat had embroidered plaques ...
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THE pigments used by the ancients were mostly derived from native earths and minerals, and were very few in number. Mention has been made in regard t ...
... , was that obtained from the lapis lazuli, a ... mineral which afforded most beautiful varieties of light and dark ... a stone bracket that supported a statue in St. ...
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WE have dealt shortly with the religions of China, and it is necessary to note in this connection how the emblems of the various religions became emb ...
... Oriental China-The Fabulous Animals And iconographic ... the harbinger of good tidings happy events to individuals ... , also called the Dog of Buddha or the Dog ...
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To the tourist the Grands Boulevards are the most interesting part of Paris, but only to the tourist. ...
... , and certainly not in the fabulous mill which ground ... in 1719, all France was happy and prosperous, ... Louis le Grand, when a statue of the King ...
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Late in the afternoon of the next day, the boys had their first view of Japan, which stretched out far to the right. ...
... were soon on the way, happy as boys could ... of road, the form of Buddha appeared in full ... great Kihin-kai statue at Kobayashi. They readily assented to ...
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