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By Harrison E. B.

ISBN-10: 0876616058

ISBN-13: 9780876616055

Even if the well-known bronze statues visible via the Roman vacationer Pausanias were melted down, the Agora preserves a couple of nice stone figures. just a couple of of those are named, and lots of the graphics during this publication characterize usual women and men; monks, athletes, and officers. relating over forty black and white images, the writer discusses hairstyles, garments and facial expressions to make clear the members depicted.

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H. ). 39. Bust of a youth. D. s 1319. H. ). 40-41. Heads of young boys. D. The wreaths, probably of myrtle, suggest that they are initiates to the Eleusinian Mysteries. The long lock on the back of the head of 40 may have been grown for dedication to a divinity. H. ). s 1312. H. 8%” ( 0 . ). 0 ~ 42. Head of a young man. D. , this youth with his Late Antique look may be a Roman prince rather than an Athenian ephebe. s 1406. H. ). 43. An amateur portrait? Scratched on the south wall of the Stoa of Attalos.

H. ). 39. Bust of a youth. D. s 1319. H. ). 40-41. Heads of young boys. D. The wreaths, probably of myrtle, suggest that they are initiates to the Eleusinian Mysteries. The long lock on the back of the head of 40 may have been grown for dedication to a divinity. H. ). s 1312. H. 8%” ( 0 . ). 0 ~ 42. Head of a young man. D. , this youth with his Late Antique look may be a Roman prince rather than an Athenian ephebe. s 1406. H. ). 43. An amateur portrait? Scratched on the south wall of the Stoa of Attalos.

Bust of a youth. D. s 1319. H. ). 40-41. Heads of young boys. D. The wreaths, probably of myrtle, suggest that they are initiates to the Eleusinian Mysteries. The long lock on the back of the head of 40 may have been grown for dedication to a divinity. H. ). s 1312. H. 8%” ( 0 . ). 0 ~ 42. Head of a young man. D. , this youth with his Late Antique look may be a Roman prince rather than an Athenian ephebe. s 1406. H. ). 43. An amateur portrait? Scratched on the south wall of the Stoa of Attalos.

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