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Red-figure stamnos, face b

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Description: The Art of Libation in Classical Athens
Like the marble maidens that greeted pilgrims approaching the Great Altar of the Athenian Acropolis, the woman raising a phiale welcomes with her gaze (fig. 2.1). Her feminine figure stands between a youth on his horse and two men who turn their eyes toward him. The imposing carrier of libation vessels at the heart of this encounter...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.51-85

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