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Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 86 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 86
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Pompeii  the frescoed walls. The paintings were in a remarkable state of preservation, some of the colors seeming as fresh as if laid on yesterday, while the figures, landscapes were faithfully and in a high degree artistically represented. Wonderful for its exquisite color and detail was a series of Cupids forming a low narrow frieze about the room: Cupids making urine, Cupids in a chariot race, etc. See Baedeker for detail. The Kitchen showed the kettles and cooking utensils just as they had been left. Then there were the slaves quarters, dining -room, etc. In other houses we saw a ::::::::: Feb. 17, 1906.  number of mills, the upper stone hour-glass shaped, the lower conic. These stones were all of the same pattern. The upper had a sort of aperture straight through the middle and a block like portion in relief at the end of the hole (the hole passing through it), another hole through the block at right angles to the main hole. [See page image for labeled drawing.] We also saw another mill -- an olive mill. The base was a short
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