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Catalogue of mediæval & later antiquities contained in the Mayer Museum

Liverpool Museum (Liverpool, England)

Catalogue of mediæval & later antiquities contained in the Mayer Museum

including the Mather collection of miniatures and medals relating to the Bonaparte family

by Liverpool Museum (Liverpool, England)

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Published by G.G. Walmsley in Liverpool .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liverpool Museum (Liverpool, England) -- Catalogs.,
  • Art objects -- England -- Liverpool -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMediæval and later antiquities contained in the Mayer Museum
    Statementby Charles T. Gatty.
    GenreCatalogs.
    ContributionsGatty, Charles T.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK700 L785
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 108 p., 2 leaves, XX plates :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21042034M

    On the other hand, several instruments generally regarded as fakes will be reinstated as genuine medieval instruments. There appears to have been a class of diptychs, each leaf consisting of five pieces joined together by ivory beading or metal mountings. It is interesting to note the nimbus round the head of Honorius. Cambridge, MA,p. Research for the Exhibition revealed that this head matched a torso in the Brooklyn Museum with an inscription revealing that this Priest of Amun was named Mentuemhat, the most powerful Egyptian of his day, virtual ruler of Upper Egypt, mayor of Thebes, and great patron of the arts whose tomb rivaled the grandeur and beauty of any in ancient Egypt.

    The wonderful preservation of the surface shows the soft modelling of the ivory, and though the Paris leaf has been cruelly shattered and several pieces lost, the soft flow of the drapery is still sufficiently visible. They denoted that the bearer had held high office. I did not live with you, but I didn't have one single painting that didn't breathe with your spirit and reflection. If we consider that these two pieces formed the right side, and multiply their combined width for the left side, and then compare the total of the two sides with the width of the horizontal strips, there is still ample space for a central plaque representing the Emperor.

    Early European astrolabes to ca. Hanfmann and Benjamin Rowland, Jr. Next in date and infinitely coarser in execution is that of Felix, No. Though Christ and his disciples and the Old Testament [4] heroes received it, it also encircled the heads of the great people of this world. There will be an invitational preview of the Exhibition for members of the Museum and their guests on Monday evening, October


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Catalogue of mediæval & later antiquities contained in the Mayer Museum book

His feet rest on the scabellum, or stool, and he is clad in his gorgeous festival robe, which is a development of the purple triumphal garb of the victorious generals in earlier days.

These niches were designed in imitation of those wooden shrines in which Roman households kept the waxen busts of their ancestors.

Soon after Orestes the Emperor Justinian abolished this ancient office, and, really, he must be held justified if all the consuls could do was to give bloodthirsty shows to the citizens, and still more corrupt the standard of art by distributing such despicable types of art among the provincials.

But it is easier to begin such a catalogue than to complete it, and in order to produce a final camera-ready copy for publication, additional funding is currently being sought.

This would place it towards the end of the first twenty-five years of the fifth century. Another justly famous head in the Exhibition, considered to be the best example of the group of heroic sculptures of the first century B.

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He, after travelling to Rome from the far East with the set purpose, stept down into the arena, at the triumphal games of the Emperor Honoriusand tried to part the combatants.

Above, in a narrow division, are two small imperial figures seated on a wide throne with the figures of Rome and Constantinople; at the back stands a Victory, as in the similar design on a coin of Theodosius I. There are many tablets of simpler design and rougher make, several being smaller and in camel bone No.

They will use a database for recording new acquisitions, and when staff are looking for a particular artifact. They denoted that the bearer had held high office.

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That it was a turban and not hair is evident from the striped pattern on that of Serena. The companion book includes six scholarly essays on topics and themes from the exhibition. The inscription has been cut from the top, but the whole style points to an early date, and Meyer places it between those of Asturias and Boethius in the third quarter of the fifth century.

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Though Christ and his disciples and the Old Testament [4] heroes received it, it also encircled the heads of the great people of this world. My earlier review provides details about the exhibition companion book.

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