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Sacrifices Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 33 pictures in our Sacrifices collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Secular Games held in Rome Featured Print

Secular Games held in Rome

The Secular Games (Ludi Saeculares) are held in Rome to commemorate a 100-year span of Roman history. Despite their name, the Games were a religious celebration involving sacrifices and theatrical performances

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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The Ashanti War (1873-74) - Ashanti implements and weapons Featured Print

The Ashanti War (1873-74) - Ashanti implements and weapons

A. Sanko, musical instrument B. Cushion C. Ashanti Minister's state bag D. Fantee stool, cut out of solid block of cotton wood E. and F. War Greegrees or charms made of leather and straw worked in G. Knife of Office used for human sacrifices, the blade is of iron, with four brass bells attached, the handle of wood, bound and ornamented with brass H. Native Sword I. Kroo Boy's Pipe, the bowl is of clay connected with a gourd by reed tube and reed for stem J. Native Chief's Hat of straw with grass on the top K. War drum and drumstick L. Snuff-mill, a loose ball within the pillars, the whole cut with rough tools out of one solid block of wood M. Native knife N. and O. Greegrees of leather and straw Q. Powder-flask of cow's horn R. and S. Tennasse Chief's bow and spear, Porto Locco, the bow string is made of wood, the spear is of iron, bound round with leopard's skin T. Native harp with a gourd to soften and improve sound U. Native cap

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans