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|Source: Russian A wooden bed is better than a golden coffin. Source: Russian A |
word of kindness is better than a fat pie. Source: Russian Absentmindedness is
searching for the horse you are riding. Source: Russian Abuse doesn't hang on ...
|then hungrily set to work placing food on two plates. “Vanya, if your grandmother |
were alive she would be happy to ... Remember, a wooden bed is worth more
than a golden coffin. Vanya, placate the Englishman. He is important to us and he
|The throne is of wood overlaid with gleaming gold, silver, blue faience, calcite |
and glass. It is one of the richest treasures of Egypt. What Carter saw in his first
glimpse included a gilded wooden bed, a gilded statue and may other pieces of
furniture decorated with gold. ... His solid gold inner coffin weighs about 110 kg/
243 lbs, rather more than three and a half talents, and there are numerous other
|(Jane Austen) A wooden bed is better than a golden coffin. (Russian proverb) |
Definition of a doctor: One upon whom we set our hope when ill and our dogs
when well. (Ambrose Bierce) Definition of a cold: An ailment cured in two weeks
with a ...
|COFFIN MAKER As far as coffins went, ancient Egyptians thought two dead beds |
where better than one. In fact, royalty were ... The coffins of top customers were
inlaid with gold and jewels. 6. SARCOPHAGUS MAKER After the paperlike case
and a couple of wooden coffins came the stone sarcophagus. And just like the ...
|Skillfully combining known historical events with evidence gathered by advanced technologies, Brier has re-created the suspenseful story of religious upheaval and political intrigue that likely resulted in the murder of the teenage king ...|
|Some new vessel forms arc introduced, particularly the high-footed pottery cup |
and wooden dish. All these changes show that the ... have been used to decorate
belts. There are more than 100 gold-foil flakes, no thicker than a sheet of paper.
|Some new vessel forms are introduced, particularly the high-footed pottery cup |
and wooden dish. All these changes ... seem to have been brought from the
nearby river bed. In the centre is a wooden coffin-chamber constructed of pine,
which abounds in T'ien Shan. The wood, cut to size, ... There are more than 100
|The shell of the outer coffin was lowered once more into the sarcophagus, |
leaving for a moment, the second coffin ... wire attachments. a wooden tray
sufficiently large to span the opening of the sarcophagus was then passed under
it, and thus ... but gradually it rose from its bed and, when high enough to clear
the contents of the coffin, it was lowered on to a wooden ... The burnished gold
face was bare; placed over the neck and breast was an elaborate bead and floral
collarette, sewn ...
|Well documented account of the author's investigation of this sacred object and his amazing findings.|