Arabian art. Ornamentation. Arabian art. Manuscripts, paintings, applicable to different genres of ornamentation, especially enamels.
PLATE XI. 1, 4, 6, 7, are from Tombs at Thebes, and are further examples of the Rope Ornament given in the last Plate. Nos. 2 and 3 are varieties of arrangements of Stars, very… Read More
PLATE X. 1-5. From Mummy-cases in the Louvre, of a late period. Geometrical arrangements of the single Lotus-leaf. 6. From a Tomb at Thebes. Each circle is formed of four Lotus flowers and four Buds,… Read More
PLATE IX. The Ornaments on this Plate are taken from Paintings on Tombs in various parts of Egypt, from original Drawings. They are chiefly patterns that could be produced by the loom, and a single… Read More
Ornaments and decoration from Egyptian Mummy cases.
PLATE VII. 1. Ornament on the top of the Walls of a Tomb at Benihassan. 2. Ditto, ditto. 3. Ditto, from Karnac, Thebes.
PLATE VI. 1. Capital of the large Columns of the Temple of Luxor, Thebes, of the time of Amunoph III., 1250 B.C., according to Sharpe. It represents the full-blown Papyrus, and around it Papyri and… Read More