martedì 17 settembre 2013

Marble medallion with Alectryon




 
 
 
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Marble medallion with Alectryon

Upper zone, medallion ( second image )

Description

The scene depicted  with extraordinary delicacy, shows Alectryon. The subject of the medallion is unusual and the meaning is not evident, but the reference undoubtedly has to do with the rooster as Alectryon,  the ancient Greek word for "rooster".  Alectryon, the father of Leitus, the Argonaut.

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