A description of the collection of ancient Marbles in the British Museum by Combe Taylor, London 1861.
Pallas Athena wearing aegis with Gorgon’s head as a breastplate.
Statue of Pallas Athena with peplos or himation partly girt round the waist.
Pallas Athene. The peplos and diploidion, and the Gorgoned aegis extended as a covering to the arm that holds the shield.
Pallas Athene (Minerva) wearing the aegis with the Gorgon’s head on her breast; she wears the himation as a diplax.
Statue of Athene; wears as under-garment the chiton, next the peplos, with the wars of the giants and the skin of the goat Amalthea.
Female dancer with himation only, called, when thus worn, Achiton, i.e. without chiton.
The female dress of the classical period.
Ancient Greek woman. Side view of figure with detached diploidion. The female dress of the classical period.
Figure with diploidion or bib over peplos and chiton poderes. Read more: Ancient Minoan Civilization. The Palace of Minos at Knossos. The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE. Gallery: “On the… Read More