Athena of Phidias
Pallas Athene (Minerva) wearing the aegis with the Gorgon’s head on her breast; she wears the himation as a diplax. This statue answers the description of the Athene of Phidias, in the Parthenon.
Read more: The Ancient Greek costume by Thomas Hope
- Ancient Minoan Civilization. The Palace of Minos at Knossos.
- Gallery: “On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.