Amphora: Achilles and Ajax

Published/Created:
ca. 540 BCE
Date Depicted:
1975
8000 BC - 499 AD
Notes:
Elaborately patterned cloaks.
Abstract:
The himation is worn alone or over the chiton or colobium. Classically draped, one end of the fabric is placed over the front of the left shoulder, then the balance is drawn under the right arm and thrown back over the left shoulder. The chlamys is for travel or military purposes. It covers the left arm and is pinned close to the neck on the right side. Animal skins are for religious ceremonies and warmth.
Topics:
Ceramics -- Greece -- 6th century BCE -- (YVRC)
Costume -- Greece -- (LC)
Culture:
Greek (ancient)
Accession Number:
4388-100
Genre:
containers: storage vessels: amphorae (AAT)
costume (mode of fashion): clothing (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Clothing & Accessories
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Tools, Equipment & Instruments
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Creator:
Button, Jeanne and Sbarge, Stephen
Source Title:
History of Costume, In Slides, Notes and Commentaries: Volume 1
Source Created:
New York, NY
Theatre Arts Slide Presentations
1975
Call Number:
GT513 +B87 1 (LC)
Orbis Barcode:
39002051938497
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
Vatican City: Musei Vaticani
OID:
10542796
PID:
digcoll:1792121