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Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume....

Image ID: 1624650

Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume.... (1844-1861)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume....


: Rey, A. -- Engraver
Bineteau, P. -- Lithographer

Published Date

: 1844-1861


: Lithographs

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 29.5 x 45.5 cm.


: A Phrygian cap is a soft hat whose peak folds forward. A hypopodium is a low platform, here used as a footrest, while a trigon is a sort of triangular harp. Omphale was the daughter of a Lydian king and a lover of Herakles (Hercules). "Phials" here are not little bottles, but flat drinking cups. A bandelette is a decorated strip of cloth, often shown in the hands of people making offerings. Diana is the goddess of the moon and of the hu ....
[See More...] Note 2.) Written below image: "Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume and Phrygian mitre his feet on a hypopodium plays a trigon. Before Apollo is Omphale holding two phials and a bandalette. Diana is seated and wears the costume of an Amazon with a Phrygian cap, and holds two javelins. Beside her is a large flower. The five other women are hierodules or acolytes. One speaks to Diana, another, seated, holds a mirror, anoth ....
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Original Source

: From Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l'histoire des religions et des moeurs de l'antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Mythology -- Apollo

Source Description

: 1 folder (26 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (5 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624650

Record ID

: 1763250

Digital Item Published

: 6-3-2008; updated 7-28-2012

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