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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Naples 544

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 always presents itself “was it found in Pompeii or Herculaneum” and if answered negatively we at once lose interest and pass on among the vast number of objects of art and science which we are assured were found there, barried [sic] eighteen hundred years and perhaps made a long time before the Christian era-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 In the bronze rooms we are surprised, to find so much that is really praiseworthy as compared with the works of the present day-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The bronze statues found in Herculaneum are almost black, darkened by the long soaking in Lava, while those from Pompeii are green from exposure to Ashes +c-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The large room containing the best figures has a mosaic floor entirely from gatherings at Pompeii- life sized equestrian statue of Nero, good, except that the Horses foreshoulders are a little too large. Statue of Julius Ceasar [sic], Heads of Plato and Seneca- Arms and Armor used by the gladiators

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Large glass cases holding hundreds of little statuettes from one to six inches high. A great many at one and two feet high. Portable bronze stove, tripod and ewer from the temple of Isis. Safes, baths, tools, bedsteads, scales, +c, +c.

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 Thence into the rooms for marble statuary. Hundreds of statues of and busts- Many busts made of colored marbles

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 [-Seneca-]

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