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Source:   Greece -- Ancient


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[Making an offering for the dead]

Image ID: 1623635

[Making an offering for the dead] (1894)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Making an offering for the dead]

Published Date

: 1894

Medium

: Lithographs

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 30 cm.

Notes

: Written on border: "The maiden approaches the stele with a basket of offerings to the dead. The bandettes [i.e., bandelettes, or strips of cloth] are for adornment of the stele. The youth stands in an attitude of lamentation. Two winged eidolons, or phantoms, flutter towards the worshippers."

Original Source

: From Greek vase paintings. (London Unwin 1894) Harrison, Jane Ellen (1850-1928), Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Greece -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (14 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (4 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON GRE-Anc

Digital ID

: 1623635

Record ID

: 1762140

Digital Item Published

: 6-4-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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