Catalogue General Des Antiquites Egyptiennes Du Musee Du Caire

Catalogue General Des Antiquites Egyptiennes Du Musee Du Caire

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...and covered with rusty green patina. 27789. Candelabrum.--Bronze.--Height 1 m. 34 cent., breadth of base o m. a35 mill. (pi. XIII). Stem in the form of a reed, closely sheathed in leaves, with joints represented by raised rings; base in the form of three similar reeds bent downwards; between each pair of feet is a pointed leaf with stud at the tip; the stem has apparently ended above in three spreading leaves, supporting some object. Technique: Stem cast solid and stuck through central tube of base (?). Preservation: Top broken; badly oxidized. Bibl.: Notice, 1892-1897, n 34s; Arch. Anzeiger, 1go3, p. 145 and fig. 2. 27790. Small Candelabrum.--Bronze.--Height o m. 395 mill., breadth of base 0 m. 135 mill. (pi. XV). Fluted stem; stands on three spreading feet, flat underneath and covered above with knots like those on the bark of trees; between two pairs of feet are two pointed leaves with impressed markings; between the third pair is a large hook with point curved upward. Technique: Stem cast solid and fastened through centre of base. Preservation: Top wanting; corroded and covered with green patina. 27791. Stem of Candelabrum.--Bronze.--Height 1 m. 335 mill. (pi. XIII). Large clustered stem, ending above in a spike on which the top of candelabrum has been fastened, and surrounded below by a circlet of buds with round tips curled outward. Technique: Cast solid; circlet fastened on separately. Preservation: Corroded and covered with green patina. 27792. Stem of Candelabrum.--Bronze.--Height 1 m. 10 cent. Large clustered stem like n 97791, cast solid. Preservation: Spikes at top and bottom broken off; corroded and covered with green patina. Bibl.: Arch. Anzeiger, igo3 p. 167, fig. 2. 27793. Circlet from base of...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236746767
  • 9781236746764