His Marmoreal Calm: Photo
"The formal perfection and clarity of her prose recall the work of one of her heroes, Edward Gibbon. Yet she contemplated and described in rapid, vivid detail scenes of past and present horror that would have robbed even the unflappable historian of the Roman Empire of his marmoreal calm." Anthony Grafton, introduction to The Thirty Years War by C. V. Wedgwood
Head of a Woman
Early Italian cultures decorated their buildings with sculpture made of terracotta. The head retains traces of its original colors: white for the skin and red for the hair, with gilding on the diadem (crown).
Terracotta Eros | Greek, probably Attic | Late Classical | The Met
Robinson, David Moore. 1952. Excavations at Olynthus: Terracottas, lamps and coins found in 1934 and 1938, Vol. 14, D.M. Robinson, ed. p. 302, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.Karoglou, Kyriaki
The Ancient World
theancientwayoflife: “~Aphasia and Eros. Place: Ancient Greece. Tanagra Date: Last quarter of the 4th century BC- first quarter of the 3rd century BC Material: clay, white coating, paint, gilding ”