Crowning and Personifications in the Early Hellenistic Period

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Links to Beazley Archive

I’m still worried about the development of the iconography of crowning and its symbolism. In whom does the power lie?  The crowned or the crowner?  Which is the superior position?  Most of the time it seems to be the crowned but not always…  Anyway here are two more early images to throw into the mix.

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Links to pdf of original academic publication

Earlier posts on the same topic.

 

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