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" I have reserved till this place, merits the most particular attention, not having its equal in the world, and being such as we had no idea could exist. It is a sarcophagus of the finest oriental alabaster, nine feet five inches long, and three feet seven... "
View of Ancient and Modern Egypt: With an Outline of Its Natural History - Page 193
by Michael Russell - 1835 - 348 pages
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Old Humphrey's Walks in London and Its Neighbourhood

Old Humphrey - 1799 - 372 pages
...world, and being such as we had no idea could exist. It is a sarcophagus of the finest alabaster, and is transparent when a light is placed in the inside...of the funeral procession and ceremonies relating SIB JOHN SOANE'S MUSEUM. 301 to the deceased, united with several emblems, etc. I cannot give an adequate...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

664 pages
...its thickness is only two inches, and it is semi-transparent when a light is placed in the inside. It is minutely sculptured within and without, with...do not exceed two inches in height, and represent, it may be supposed, the whole of the funeral procession and ceremonies, relating to the deceased, united...
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Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries Within the Pyramids ...

Giovanni Battista Belzoni - 1820 - 566 pages
...of the finest oriental alabaster, nine feet five inches long, and three feet seven inches wide. Its thickness is only two inches ; and it is transparent,...procession and ceremonies relating to the deceased, united with several emblems, &c. I cannot give an adequate idea of this beautiful and invaluable piece...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 24

1821 - 602 pages
...of the finest oriental alabaster, nine feet five inches long, and three feet seven inches wide. Its thickness is only two inches ; and it is transparent, when a light is placed inside of it. It is minutely sculptured within and without wich several hundred figures, which do not...
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Il Conte di Carmagnola: tragedia di Alessandro Manzoni, Milano, 1820 ...

1821 - 598 pages
...of the finest oriental alabaster, nine feet five inches long, and three feet seven inches wide. Its thickness is only two inches ; and it is transparent, when a light is placed inside of it. It is minutely sculptured within and without with several hundred figures, which do not...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 24

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1821 - 602 pages
...of the finest oriental alabaster, nine feet five inches long, and three feet seven inches wide. Its thickness is only two inches ; and it is transparent, when a light is placed inside of it. It is minutely sculptured within and without with several hundred figures, which do not...
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Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries Within the ..., Volume 1

Giovanni Battista Belzoni, Mrs. Belzoni (Sarah) - 1822 - 486 pages
...of the finest oriental alabaster*, nine feet five inches long, and three feet seven inches wide. Its thickness is only two inches ; and it is transparent...procession and ceremonies relating to the deceased, united with several emblems) &c. I cannot give an adequate idea of this beautiful and invaluable piece...
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The Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ..., Volume 6

Edinburgh gazetteer - 1822 - 846 pages
...finest alabaster, or rather aragonite, nine feet five inches long, and three feet five inches wide. Its thickness is only two inches, and it is transparent when a light is placed in the inside. It is minutely sculptured, within and without, with several hundred figures, which do not exceed two...
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The Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ..., Volume 6

Edinburgh gazetteer - 1822 - 844 pages
...finest alabaster, or ratlin aragonite, nine feet five inches long, and three feet five inches wide. Its thickness is only two inches, and it is transparent when a light is placed in the inside. It is minutely sculptured, within and without, with several hundred figures, which donę exceed two...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 14

Walter Scott - 1823 - 780 pages
...compared with it. It is of the finest oriental alabaster, and transparent when a light is placed within it. It is minutely sculptured within and without, with several hundred figures, not above two inches high, representing probably the whole of the funeral procession and ceremonies...
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