Since the sculptors of the Late Classical Period were looking for an ideal figure form, the Aphrodite of Knidos was curved to be 6’8" life like. The body styles of both sculptures are vastly different. The Woman from Willendorf shows a faceless woman with exaggerated features of the breasts, hips, thighs, and legs. The body is very rounded with very little definition. Her
Martha is extremely intelligent, graduating from Barnard College here in New York City with a double major in History and Architectural History, and Athena was considered high intelligent and very quick-witted. Athena didn’t have many weaknesses but in the story of her and Arachne she was clearly beaten by a human in one of the three things that she is suppose to be superior at. Arachne became the best weaver on earth and Athena wasn’t pleased to find out that a human was better than her at something she was the goddess of. After
The first point which Riverbend makes explicitly clear is that a veil is equivalent to the burqa. Burqa is the khimar or pushi for veil in Iraq. While the hijab or rabata is the same as a headscarf. The hijab “seems more like a fashion statement than a religious one” (Riverbend 93). Women wear them all time with any outfit and in various colors.
The ring is a white color reminding me of my grandmothers antique silver platters. The etching is very wavy and curved like the waves tumbling on the oceans surface. It also has beaded edges surrounding the diamonds that simply enhance the beauty of my ring. The beads look as if they were dripped perfectly beside each stone by hand. It looks as if someone carved each and every bit of etching with such grace that it would have taken quite a while to finish this piece.
The richly decorated gowns worn by wealthy Georgian women were often adorned with an "eschelle stomacher" (a fancy corset designed to be worn in public and adorned with bows of decreasing size) above the waistline and an embroidered and trimmed petticoat below. Ladies' skirts were supported by hoops made of cane or rattan. Under the hoops and corset, ladies wore "shifts" (knee-length undergarments with elbow-length sleeves adorned with a froth of lace). 11. Georgian (cont.)
This description of Bastet causes people to mistake her for Sekhmet, her twin sister. Sekhmet has a head of a lioness and a body of a human with the sun disk upon her head. “Her name is derived from the Egyptian word "Sekhem" (which means "power" or "might") and is often translated as the "Powerful One".” She is known as the goddess of war, upholder of universal law and represents the destructive aspects of the sun. A oppose to Bastet, who represents the positive aspects of the sun, fertility, protection, and pleasure. In many of the myths, Sekhmet and Bastet will be referred to as the “eyes of Ra”.
The Ephod The Ephod was to be made of finely spun linen embroidered with gold, and with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn. It had two shoulder pieces attached to its two edges so that it joined together. The artistically woven waistband that was on the ephod had to be of one piece, according to the same workmanship of gold, of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and of finely spun linen. Two onyx stones were to be taken and on them engraved names of Israel’s sons. The Breastpiece An embroidered brestpiece was to be made for making decisions.
On her head, which is made from a nut, she wears a welding mask with glasses below it. Nuts are usually used to fasten things together. The glasses are resting on her he nose, which is made with a spark plug. The eyes of the stature are gold and appear to be fishing weights. She has long braided hair made out of barb wire and earrings made from chain.
Romans This period began in 3000 B.C until 500 A.D. this period we also call the antiquity. Fashion (the rich women) The rich women wore long dresses which were made from wool and linen. These dresses are called a tunica. Men wore them also but womens tunicas are longer and must reach the ground. These dresses are very loose and usually with a wide collar.