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By J W MOLLETT

The Illustrated Dictionary of paintings and Archaeology includes definitions of millions of phrases and greater than seven hundred illustrations dedicated to a vast base of subject material below the commonly- inclusive heading of paintings and Archaeology. integrated during this definitive paintings are phrases utilized in structure and in such similar topics as pottery, dress, furnishings, armor, heraldry, weaving, decoration, jewellery, track, and ecclesiastical ritual. Needlework, ivories, goldsmithery, and pigments also are commonly taken care of, as are Greek, Roman, and Christian antiquities. all the compilations that went into the whole paintings have been drawn from major specialists in all of the distinct topic branches.

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I) colour-box used by encaustic small chest. (2) small sepulchre, or stone coffin. painters. (3) garland which iYxtDialis (Priest Arcnlurn, R. fine examples of old Etruscan pottery have been found in or near the town of Arezzo in They are of Tuscany. Argei, R. sites at a >,mall Fig. 37. Arezzo vase. c Ides of May, from This custom is still kept the Sublician bridge. up in the south of France, where, in certain A A A A of Jupiter) wore on his head while sacrificing ; it consisted of one or two pomegranate boughs bent into a circle and fastened with fillets of white or red wool.

Ass, Chr. An emblem of patience and sobriety but also of idleness and obstinacy sometimes of the Jewish nation. A grotesque Christian Ass, Festival of the. festival of the Middle Ages, connected with the ; prominence of the ass in religious history. A Asser, R. (1) beam, pole, or joist. (2) The rafters of a wooden roof. (3) Asser falcatus was a kind of ram which was launched, with the aid of machinery, by the garrison of a fortified town, against the enemy's siege works. Assett, O. E. salver.

He was the author of the Canon, or law of proportion in sculpture, exemplified in his Doryphorus (spear-bearer) he worked principally in bronze, and was famous for his chryselephantine statues. A specimen ofthe Argive school of sculpture is the Discobolus of Myron (a contemporary of Polycletus) in the British Museum. It is an ancient copy in marble from the original bronze statue. Closeness to Nature is a distinguishing characteristic of the Argive School. Aries or Ram. A battering-ram. It consisted of a stout beam, furnished at one end with an iron head, shaped like that of a ram, Fig.

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