Tag Archives: Ancient Greek Costumes

Ancient Greece costume and fashion history

Electra waits for the return of Orestes.

Electra and Orestes. Greek Mythology. Greek ancient costume.

Electra waits for the return of Orestes.

Electra waits for the return of Orestes.

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Clothing of the Greek in ancient times.

Greek clothing in ancient times. Ancient Greek Costume History. Peplos.

Ancient Greek clothing.

Clothing of the Greek in ancient times.

Top row left: Priestess. Noble Greek women with peplum. Right: Greek commanders in armor, shield, sword and lance.
Bottom row left: Winner in the Olympics. Bacchus priest. Greek king with regalia. Right: Clothing of Greek country peoples.

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Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor.

Ancient warriors. Roman legionary, Gallic warrior, Greek Hoplite Warrior, Carolingian Frankish knights. Merovingian warriors, Carl Gimbel

Life-size warrior figures

Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor and equipment.

Carl Gimbel Collection.

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Ionic chiton. Ancient Greek lady from Sicily 400 BC.

Ancient Greek clothing. Ionic chiton. Himation. Authentic Greece costumes.

Greek lady from Sicily

Ancient Greek lady from Sicily 400 B.C..

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Amazon warrior costume. Classical antiquity.

Amazon warrior costume, Ancient Greece clothing. Classical antiquity figure

Amazon warrior

Amazon warrior costume. Classical antiquity.

Illustration of a female warrior from the classical Greek mythology. Source, “The costume of the ancient”, by Thomas Hope. The picture was found on a Greek vase. The color reproduction is not to scale.

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Pallas Athena wearing aegis with Gorgon

Ancient Greek costume. Goddess Pallas Athena wearing aegis with Gorgon

Statue of Athénè. Plate 68

Pallas Athena wearing aegis with Gorgon’s head as a breastplate.

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Pallas Athena with peplos or himation.

Ancient Greek costume female clothing. Pallas Athena with peplos or himation.

Statue of Athénè. Plate 61

Pallas Athena with peplos.

Athena with peplos or himation partly girt round the waist.

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Greek Statue of Pallas Athena.

Ancient Greek costume. Greece female clothing and garments.Statue of Pallas Athena

Statue of Athénè. Plate 66

Ancient Greek Statue of Pallas Athena.

Pallas Athene. The peplos and diploidion, and the Gorgoned aegis extended as a covering to the arm that holds the shield.

Read more:  The Ancient Greek costume by Thomas Hope