Communication - The Young Never Sleep "Communication" two costumes designed by myself & artist, Madeline Moore. Photography by Brian Smith.
THREE BYZANTINE GOLD FRAGMENTS 1) Gold bezel from a ring, Constantinople (?), first half of VI century. Oval bezel, engraved with monogram. 13 x 8 mm. For a similar, see: Catalog of the Byzantine and Early Medieval Antiquities in The Dumbarton Oaks Collection. Washington, D.C., 1965, vol. II, cat. # 78. 2) Gold bezel from a ring, engraved with two Greek letters: Ρ Ε. 3) Fragmentary gold openwork conical bead.
Death, draped in a shroud, sits on a grave. Her elbow leans on an hourglass and her right hand rests on a half opened scroll where the sentence “P(???) you are, you’ll be like me” is engraved. This kind of inscription is common on graves or representations of the Trois Morts and the Trois Vifs, a legend of Death killing three debauched young men. Ivory sculpture 16th Century - 1547
Museum of artifacts
Jizô Bosatsu (Ksitigarbha) Period: Kamakura period (1185–1333) Date: second half of the 13th century Culture: Japan Medium: Wood with lacquer, color, and gold leaf Dimensions: H. 45 3/4 in. (116.2 cm); W. 24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm); D. 23 7/8 in. (60.6 cm) Classification: Sculpture
Page 4 ...Since then, about fifty statues have been published by Egyptologists in specialized journals. Yet, even now, only about half of the statues have been fully published, leaving much work to be done. Interestingly, the cache of objects was never exhausted. Legrain ceased work in mid-July, 1905 because of the dangers posed by the water-table, not because all of the objects had been found. Hence, those walking in this area tread over what may still be buried treasures.