Ancient Greek lady from Sicily 400 B.C.. She is wearing an ionic chiton… – Read more:
The costume of the ancient, by Thomas Hope. Amazon picture was found on a Greek vase.
A terminal statue of an Hermaphrodite. The human body extends downwards as low as the hips, whence it gradually assumes the form of a square pilaster diminishing in size towards the base.
The scholars and writers on antiquities, up to the time of Winckelmann, apply the term Fauns to the human figures with tails and pointed ears, while they term the figures with goat’s legs sometimes Pans, at other times Satyrs.
This bust has been explained as that of Adonis. The head-dress is essentially of Eastern origin, and the cap is analogous to that which is considered peculiar to the Phrygian and Persian races.
The distinguishing characteristic of the head of Apollo is the manner in which the hair is represented.
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.