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  • 3386) contains an inventory of the jewels with which Isis had been endowed by Spanish devotees.
  • Retrotabulum (modernized retabulum) was applied to an architectural feature set up at the back of an altar, and generally taking the form of a screen framing a picture, carved or sculptured work in wood or stone, or mosaic, or of a movable feature such as the famous Pala d'Oro in St Mark's, Venice, of gold, jewels and enamels.
  • Neither class cared to bestow jewels upon their persons, but neither spared thought or expense in the embellishment of the object they most loved.
  • Like the statue of St Agatha of Catania to-day, her image was loaded with jewels, and an inscription of Cadiz (C.I.L.
  • 2 Her interest in state matters was only occasional, and secondary to the pre-occupations of court festivities, masks, progresses, dresses, jewels, which she much enjoyed; the court being, says Wilson - whose severity cannot 1 Fasti S.

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