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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . tatue of Holconius found on the pedestal at the bottomof the street which bears his name, and on that of Eumachiadiscovered in the Chalcidicum. It may be inferred from the parts of another marblestatue, nearly the size of life, also discovered in the Templeof Isis, March 4th, 1766, that the ancients used sometimesto dress their statues. The parts found were the head,having earrings in the ears,

. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . tatue of Holconius found on the pedestal at the bottomof the street which bears his name, and on that of Eumachiadiscovered in the Chalcidicum. It may be inferred from the parts of another marblestatue, nearly the size of life, also discovered in the Templeof Isis, March 4th, 1766, that the ancients used sometimesto dress their statues. The parts found were the head,having earrings in the ears, Stock Photo
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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . tatue of Holconius found on the pedestal at the bottomof the street which bears his name, and on that of Eumachiadiscovered in the Chalcidicum. It may be inferred from the parts of another marblestatue, nearly the size of life, also discovered in the Templeof Isis, March 4th, 1766, that the ancients used sometimesto dress their statues. The parts found were the head, having earrings in the ears, the left hand, the right arm andhand, holding a bronze sistrum, and the fore parts of thefeet. From the appearance and position of these fragments, * Fioielli. Fomp. Antiq. Hist., t. i. p. 165. Cf. Quart. Rev. No. 280, p. 319. f Hist, ^-c, ib. ; lb. p. 184. § lb. ).. 185. lb. t. ii. p. 563. 300 POMPEII. it was evident that they had never formed integral parts of amarble statue, and as no remains of the body were found, itis conjectured that it must have been of wood, * In this casethe statue must have been so draped as to conceal all but themarble portions of it. * II 1st. c|c., t. i. p. 186.. Curule I- hair; ^rora a picture in PuiupeiL 301 Cover. t o t c a 0 0 0 0 1

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