The Egyptians associated the vulture with several important goddesses. This sculpture depicts a so-called vulture cap: the bird's oval body ...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The barrel-shaped drum may have been introduced to Egypt from the south. Egyptian images often show such drums being played by Nubian or Sud...
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