East frieze of the Parthenon: The giving of the Peplos. Athena with Hephaestus.
A God and a Goddess, perhaps Neptune and Ceres, and two other figures, one of which is a man who appears to examine with some attention a piece of cloth folded several times double; the other is a young girl who assists in supporting it : may we not suppose this folded cloth to represent the Peplus?
STUART, James / REVETT, Nicholas. The Antiquities of Athens measured and delineated by James Stuart F.R.S. and F.S.A. and Nicholas Revett painters and architects, vol. II, London, John Nichols, 1787.
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