Il velo di Agamennone sul Cratere di Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 63. 1246 digital
Formato: Articolo | AEVUM ANTIQUUM - 2015 - 15
The article presents a new analysis of the red-figured Attic calyx-krater in Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 63. 1246, representing the death of Agamemnon, and, on the basis of iconographic and textual records, offers a new interpretation for the transparent veil covering the body of the king, as ἐπίβλημα rather then ἔνδυμα, with reference to the thin shroud employed in the aristocratic funerary ritual depicted in epic poetry...