Πέμπτη, 25 Νοεμβρίου 2010

Barbie Athena





(close-up photo VIA)


Interested? See here

P.S. Barbie Athena seems to have been the most influential of the "Greek" Barbies.

On Youtube there's a video of a girl in the process of unpacking her (here) and another of a girl immitating her make-up (here)

Barbie Aphrodite




Barbie Aphrodite

in the Exclusive Gold 2009 Series



(more here)




An older version of the goddess was available in 2000 in the Classical Goddess Collection





Note how the Goddess follows contemporary fashion



(information and photograph VIA)

Greek Princess Barbie



Princess of Ancient Greece Barbie
in the collectible series Dolls of the World

Princess of Ancient Greece™ Barbie® Doll wears a rippled, copper-colored dress
called a "chiton" that flares at the bottom. A square sheer wrap decorated with
a golden Grecian pattern is pinned at her right shoulder with one of two golden
pins that are shaped in a lion's head. She wears a golden serpent arm cuff and
completes her outfit with a golden laurel crown atop her curly dark brown hair,
worn up in a classic Grecian chignon.

(interested? see here)



Πέμπτη, 4 Νοεμβρίου 2010

From Athens to Vulci to Athens





Hotel Xenias Melathron label in Athens

[reproducing a red-figure vase scene in the negative]






Attic Red-figure stamnos showing the departure of a warrior.
Painted by the Kleophon painter, 440-430 B.C.
From Vulci, now in the Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich