Statue of Eirene (personification of peace), ca. 14–68 CE; Julio-Claudian  Roman copy of a Greek bronze statue by Kephisodotos, ca. 375/374–360/359 BCE  Marble. Beautiful example of the mastery of sculpting fabric

Statue of Eirene (personification of peace) [Roman copy of a Greek bronze statue by Kephisodotos]

Erechtheion: Caryatid and Column. Caryatid (South Porch) and Ionic Column (North Porch), Erechtheion on the Acropolis, Athens, marble, 421-407 B.C.E. (British Museum, London); Mnesicles may have been the architect.

Clothing in ancient Greece Caryatid wearing chiton from the Erechtheion (British Museum. Note the blousing, or Kolpos, over the Zone.

Athene

ATHENA (Roman MINERVA) is the Greek Goddess of wisdom, justice, and war. She is the daughter of Zeus and Metis. She is the patron Goddess of the city of Athens, and is often represented by an owl.

[Phidias, Caryatid from the south porch of the Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, ca. 421-405 BCE, Marble] The role of the caryatids as architectural supports for the unusal flat roof is underscored by the vertical flutelike drapery folds concealing their stiff, weight-bearing legs. The Classical architect-sculptor successfully balanced the dual and contradictory functions of these female statue-columns. The figure have enough rigidity to suggest the structural column.((Kleiner 133)

[Phidias, Caryatid from the south porch of the Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, ca. 421-405 BCE, Marble] The role of the caryatids as architectural supports for the unusal flat roof is underscored by the vertical flutelike drapery folds concealing their stiff, weight-bearing legs. The Classical architect-sculptor successfully balanced the dual and contradictory functions of these female statue-columns. The figure have enough rigidity to suggest the structural column.((Kleiner 133)

Toward the end of the fourth century B.C., Attic grave monuments became increasingly elaborate.  Freestanding figures such as these were often placed within a shallow, roofed, marble structure that was open at the front

Marble funerary statues of a maiden and a little girl Period: Late Classical Date: ca. 320 B.

A Marble Torso of Athena, Roman Imperial, Circa 2nd Century A.D.

Athena Torso - Roman Imperial period, marble, circa c. - at the Sotheby's collection, London

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roman fashion '' le costume occidental de l'antiquité à la fin du XX siècle "

Not everyone wore togas. Only free-born Roman men as a were allowed to wear togas (as a sign of Roman citizenship), while Roman women wore stolas. | 15 Truly Bizarre Facts About Ancient Rome

Not everyone wore togas. Only free-born Roman men as a were allowed to wear togas (as a sign of Roman citizenship), while Roman women wore stolas. Strangely, prostitutes were forbidden to wear the stola, so instead they wore togas.

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