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date: 17 June 2019

(p. xi) List of Illustrations

(p. xi) List of Illustrations

  1. 2.1 Animal styles on pottery in the Ure Museum of Greek Art and Archaeology, University of Reading. 25

  2. 2.2 Early Cycladic II pyxis in the form of a pig. 27

  3. 2.3 The ‘Beazley Gem’, agate scaraboid depicting Europa riding the bull Zeus (c.480 BC). 39

  4. 2.4 The ‘Good Shepherd’: early Christian red cornelian gem featuring Christ and lambs, third/fourth century AD. 41

  5. 2.5 Mithras tauroktonos: cast of a Mithraic sculpture found in Walbrook, England. Late third/early fourth century AD. 42

  6. 2.6 ‘Écorcheur rustique’: Roman copy of a Hellenistic statue. 44

  7. 2.7 Youth and hare: interior of a red-figure cup attributed to Makron, c.480 BC. 45

  8. 2.8 The Great Altar of Pergamon: a dog assists Artemis to fight a giant with serpentine legs. 49

  9. 2.9 ‘Tellus’ relief from the Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome. 50

  10. 2.10 Hadrianic-era hunting tondo on the north face of the Arch of Constantine, Rome. 52

  11. 2.11 Doves mosaic from the Villa of Hadrian at Tivoli. Roman, perhaps related to a Hellenistic original by Sosos of Pergamon. 55

  12. 2.12 The ‘Uffizi Boar’: cast of a statue in Florence, probably a Roman copy of a lost Hellenistic original. 56

  13. 22.1 South Italian bronze statuette of Acheloos; early fifth century BC. 369

  14. 22.2 Detail from an Attic black-figure oinochoe attributed to the Theseus Painter; c.490–480 BC. Pan as upright goat, with Hermes. 371

  15. 25.1a Ptolemy IV mounted on horseback on the Raphia Decree from Cairo Museum (CG 31088). 442

  16. 25.1b An Egyptian archer during the Battle of Qadesh. 442

  17. 25.2a The varied faces of animal gods in ancient Egypt. Full anthropomorphic form: Amun at Karnak Temple, 19th Dynasty. 443

  18. 25.2b The varied faces of animal gods in ancient Egypt. Full theriomorphic form: Osiris the lion on a Ptolemaic Period stela from the Cairo Museum (CG 22177). 444

  19. (p. xii) 25.2c The varied faces of animal gods in ancient Egypt. ‘Mischgestalt’: Falcon-headed Horus at the Temple of Seti I, Abydos, 19th Dynasty. 444

  20. 25.3 A so-called battle-lion at a Ptolemaic king’s feet, breathing fire on his enemies. Temple of Kom Ombo, Graeco-Roman Period. 449

  21. 25.4 Silver denarius minted in Italy in 28 BC, commemorating Augustus’s domination of Egypt, symbolized by a captured crocodile. 454

  22. 25.5a A seated Anubis jackal wearing keys on his collar; from a Roman Period shroud from the late second century AD. 455

  23. 25.5b A forward-facing Anubis-jackal perches above Herakleides on his funerary stela. Roman Period, Kom Abu Billo (Terenuthis). 456

  24. 27.1 Statue of a boy jockey. 481

  25. 27.2 Funerary relief with a circus scene. 484

  26. 28.1 Passage relief from Arch of Titus in Rome: Titus in the triumphal quadriga. 493

  27. 28.2 Silver cup from Boscoreale. Triumph of Tiberius: a slave pulls the four horses forwards. 494

  28. 28.3 Terracotta (so-called Campana) plaque with triumphal scene. Two chained barbarian prisoners seated on a cart drawn by two horses. 495

  29. 28.4 Silver cup from Boscoreale. Triumph of Tiberius: bull led to sacrifice. 496

  30. 28.5 Silver cup from Boscoreale. Triumph of Tiberius: sacrifice in front of temple of Jupiter. 496

  31. 28.6 Aes signatum from the first half of the third century BC depicting an elephant. 499

  32. 28.7 Reverse of aureus, minted in Spain in 17 BC. Augustus in elephant biga on a triumphal arch. 504

  33. 31.1 Mantis religiosa Linnaeus, 1758. Metapontum. Silver didrachm, c.420. 558

  34. 32.1 Map of giant bones observed in antiquity. 582

  35. 32.2 Heracles and Hesione versus the Monster of Troy, depicted as a large skull weathering out of a cliff. 587