Greek Peplos Dress

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 30 April 2013
Greek Peplos Dress

A Roman period statue of possibly Kore-Persephone, the daughter of Demeter. The head in fact is restored after a head of Apollo. She is sculpted in the style of 5th century BCE Greek statues and is wearing a peplum, a common type of Greek dress. Provenance: Hadrian's Villa. (Vatican Museums, Rome).


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, April 30). Greek Peplos Dress. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1164/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Greek Peplos Dress." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 30, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1164/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Greek Peplos Dress." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Apr 2013. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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