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Artful opulence: the home of Perth designer Christian Lyon: Lyon certainly had fun playing with layers and textures, choosing an off-white Spanish limestone as the foil to the various vertical surfaces throughout the house, which range from fabric, fur and leather to dark veneer, stone and mirror. “I think the only bare plaster painted walls are in the entrance hall,” exclaims Lyon. “Everybody was trying to do these really calm, tasteful stones and I thought, ‘I don’t want to be tasteful; I ...
Ceiling in Nefersekherus tomb at Luxor. Nefersekheru was a "Deputy administrator of the treasury" and a "Scribe of the divine offering of all the gods" during the reign of Ramses II. His tomb (TT 296) can be found in the Necropolis of El-Khoka on the Westbank at Luxor. It is one of the socalled "Tombs of the Nobles". Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.