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By Elizabeth J. Walters

The writer investigates the looks of a manner in garments, related to a knotted mantle worn around the chest, on many Attic stelae of the Roman interval. She means that this type will be traced to Egyptian roots, and can were rather linked to a cult of Isis, well known between filthy rich Athenians. The booklet provides a list of the 106 recognized Isis reliefs from Attica and a evaluate of all varieties of facts for the cult.

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