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By Fritz Graf

Publish yr note: First released in 2000

Fritz Graf the following offers a survey of a god as soon as regarded as the main robust of gods, and in a position to nice wrath may still he be crossed: Apollo the solar god.

From his first attestations in Homer, in the course of the complicated query of pre-Homeric Apollo, to the competition among Apollo and Dionysos in 19th and twentieth-century considering, Graf examines Greek faith and delusion to supply an entire account of Apollo within the old world.

For scholars of Greek faith and tradition, of fable and legend, and within the fields of artwork and literature, Apollo will supply an informative and enlightening creation to this strong determine from the previous.

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Courtesy of the Supreme Council of Antiquities / Authorities Egyptian Museum, Cairo. C A B 48 Description No. 021ab). The dorsal surface of the soles is intact save for some damage of the sewing strips. The sewing strips of the ventral surface show slight compression due to pressure from the owner’s weight but are largely undamaged; the crown sinnet, which secures the front strap, is fibrous, which can be seen as an indication of friction with the ground. Due to the largely undamaged condition, it could not be established whether the middle row of the edge sandwiches the sole’s fabric or not; the same is true for the material from which the cores are made.

Remnants of the strap complex of the left one are concreted to the dorsal surface roughly between the attachments of the pre/back strap to the sole. Note the indentation of the edge at the attachment of the lateral pre/back strap in the left sandal, which is caused by the severe pulling of the strip. This is also visible at the medial edge of the right one but to a lesser extent. It is unclear what was used as the core material for the innermost row of the edge. 18. Dorsal view of the right sandal 4287.

Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford. 10. Pair of open shoes 270a in situ in the box. Photography by H. Burton. Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford. 13). W. corner of [the] Chamber” (Card No. 587-1). According to Carter (Card No. 14). The entry 620 (119), 32 pair of fibre sandals, were scattered about the floor of the Annexe. e. if they were still recognisable as pairs. The study of the objects reveals that several so-called pairs, were not pairs originally. There are several indications: one of a pair showing stitch holes for an insole but the other does not (4303).

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