(PAPER for 2nd International Congress of the Society of South Asian Archaeology, Shiraz. Iran, June 2008)
Sergey A. Yatsenko (archaeologist, Prof. Dr., Russian State University of Humanities, Moscow)
Costume of Achaemenid Iran in Greek Art
In pieces of Greek art of different kinds (pottery, seals, marble details of temples and sarcophagus) we can see authentic Persians depictions and supposed "stylized Barbarians" images in scenes from Greek myths and the Trojan epos; mythical Amazones in "oriental" costume (see, for example: von Bothmer, 1957; Wesenberg, 1983; Tyrrell, 1984)...