Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Women in the Dress of Isis, Paperback Book

Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Women in the Dress of Isis Paperback

Part of the Hesperia Supplement series

Description

The author investigates the appearance of a fashion in clothing, involving a knotted mantle worn across the chest, on many Attic stelae of the Roman period.

She suggests that this style can be traced to Egyptian roots, and might have been particularly associated with a cult of Isis, popular among wealthy Athenians.

The book presents a catalogue of the 106 known Isis reliefs from Attica and a review of all forms of evidence for the cult.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 153 pages, xvi + 136 pp, 2 figs, 52 pls
  • Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classical Greek & Roman archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780876615225

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