Ancient Hellenic women- images…2° part

Canephorus, i. e. maiden who bore a basket containing offerings. Wearing probably white and gold embroidered chiton and himation.

Leaning figure, wears chiton and himation.

Figure with chiton and himation.

Figures, each with double chiton, and putting on himation.

Figures, each with double chiton, and putting on himation.

Leaning figure wearing chiton and himation.

Leaning figure wearing himation as achiton, or without chiton.

Erato wearing chiton arranged to cover the arm, also a himation.

Figure with chiton and himation.

Lady with himation, arranged double, diplax or diploid.

Hera wearing himation as a diplax, that is two-ply, the lower only partly covered by the upper ply.

Figure with chiton and himation.

Demeter with double-girded chiton and himation.

Demeter with himation or peplos partly twisted round the body as a girdle, and partially covering the head as a veil.

Figure with mantle partly girt round the waist.

Muse with wide chiton.

Low-girded Danaid.

Figure wearing double-girded chiton.

Mourner, wears chiton, and has part of himation wrapped round the head as a veil.

Artemis with skirts let down to the ground; She also wears a veil (parapatasma, skepama, peripetasma, prokalumma) over Her shoulders. In Homer the head veil is called kredemnon.

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