By John Harris
The gathering of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman of latest York is likely one of the most crucial deepest collections of historical Greek and Roman paintings within the usa and one of the most crucial on the earth. Its greater than 300 obects span the Bronze Age to the overdue vintage. They comprise bronze statuettes, marble sculpture, vases, jewellery, lamps and candelabra, keys, weights, and silver bowls and utensils. a keenness for Antiquities offers old and descriptive information regarding the gadgets via a bunch of eighteen distinct participants.
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C. 1 cm; DEPTH: i cm Condition: Good condition with some areas of corrosion; brownish encrustation along the interior of the catchplate; losses along the outer edge of the catchplate, and along both lower corners near pin. W. 49 BRONZE AND LEAD gether, especially at the shoulders. The designs of ancient fibulae range from the simple to the ornate, as the craftsmen sought to embellish this necessary element of the wardrobe. One means of ornamenting the pins was to enlarge and engrave the catchplate, which held the pin in place after it had been fed through the various layers of cloth.
Professor Trendall makes a strong case for a connection with the Athenian myth of Erichthonios; but there are still problems. The usual form of Erichthonios, when he is half-human, is that he is half-snake, not half-ram; and there is no evident explanation for his priapic state. It is indeed more than likely that this play involved some sort of mythological burlesque, but this may not be the myth in question. 13 If only the painter had added name-labels, then we might have a little more idea of what on earth is going on.
Trendall, Phfyax Vases, 2nd ed. (= BICS Suppl. 19 ) (hereafter Phlyax Vases). Professor Trendall, in collaboration with J. R. Green, is working on a third edition. 10. The recently published (1992) LIMC entry (vol. 6 [A. Weis]) on Marsyas reveals him as quite often pictured as dejected (and sometimes as hairy). 11. Six are listed in Comic Angels, p. 60, n. 11. 12. See Phlyax Vases, no. 59; see also Comic Angels, pp. 84-88 (illustrated in both). 13. See Cratinus i (p. 140, lines 31-33) in Poetae Comici Graeci iv, R.