Description The early Hellenistic-period writer Dicaearchus (active about 320-300 BCE), a pupil of Aristotle's, remarked that women described this hairstyle with topknot as the "lampadion", or little torch.
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance [Found in Rome]; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, 1931; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1931, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1931
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