Asclepius - Greek God of Healing. Interesting to note the serpent on the staff, which is a common symbol on many ambulences today. Many believe the gods of myth owed their "magical abilities" to advanced knowledge in their field of study, like medicine.
Ancient Greeks had sculptures depicting gods and goddesses, royalty, animals, and sports, like Olympic events. Greek pottery depicted stories, myths, everyday life, and sports as well. A statue of …
Ancient Greek Costume ~ Karen's Whimsy
Nine stunning illustrations of men and women in elaborate Ancient Greek Costumes including a squire, a Grecian victor, and others.
Flautista, pintura etrusca
Etruscan terracotta plaque, about 470 B.C., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. One of two painted Etruscan plaques (pinakes in Greek) at the MFA used to cover the walls of a tomb; this one depicts a male double-flute player, wreathed in chiton, heavy himation walks to right, on the broad band; he is holding up and playing on the flutes. Thin reed-like plant at right. Painted and fired. Above: fillet and ovolo, wave (left to right) bands; below broad band broken by a maeander in the form of…
Ancient Greek Clothing ~ Karen's Whimsy
Ten exquisite black and white drawings of Ancient Greek Clothing including images of Grecian ladies, a priestess, a philosopher, and more.
Clothing - Gehennum
The Himation is also a unisex garment, however the way the garment is draped can also indicate the status one holds in society. In this picture this man's himation is wrapped snug and drapes the left shoulder and arm, indicating that he is a businessman and does not perform manual labor.
Men’s “Feminine” Styles | Thread for Thought
David Bowie, The Man Who Sold the World album cover, 1970 I recently gave a lecture on cross-dressing to a terrific sociology class at FIT, and I had such
Artemis (Roman Diana) Crowned With The Crescent Moon, Wearing A Quiver, And Wielding A Bow | Modern Art Movements To Inspire Your Design
Artemis (Roman Diana) crowned with the crescent moon, wearing a quiver, and wielding a bow. - theoi.com