Vestigii del Tempio del Janoquadrisrate
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Marcus Christoph Sadeler
Flemish (1614 - after 1650) Primary
Vestigii del Tempio del Janoquadrisrateca. 1630 - after 1650
6 1/8 in. x 10 3/4 in. (15.5 cm x 27.3 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
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- Animalia - Kingdom containing multicellular organisms having cells bound by a plasma membrane and organized into tissue and specialized tissue systems that permit them to either move about in search of food or to draw food toward themselves. Unable to make their own food within themselves, as photosynthetic plants do, they rely on consuming preformed food. They possess a nervous system with sensory and motor nerves, enabling them to receive environmental stimuli and to respond with specialized movements.
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- figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
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- ruins - The remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.
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- Plate Dimensions: 6 1/8 x 10 3/4 in. (15.5 x 27.3 cm)
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