domenica 7 settembre 2014

Antichi flautisti

Immagine da questo sito.  Figurine of an Ithyphallic Man Playing the Double FluteEgypt, Late Period - Roman Period (711 BCE - 100 CE); Sculpture Bronze;  Gift of Carl W. Thomas (M.80.203.162);  Height: 4.9 cm. 
Bronzetti sardi, datati all' VIII-VII sec. a.C. Sin: Dalla collezione Borowski, In: J. Thimme, Kunst und Kultur Sardiniens vom Neolithikum bis zum Ende der Nuraghenzeit: Sammlung Elie Borowski, Hirmer Verlag, Muenchen, 1983; Dx, il suonatore androgino e itifallico di flauto a tripla canna, Da:  G. Lilliu, Sculture della Sardegna nuragica, 1966: nr. 183. 
Sigillo a bottone : scimmia con fallo eretto che suona il flauto (2374-1786, Egitto, VI-XII dinastia); Da: Cooney, K.M. & J. Tyrrell. 2005. Scarabs in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology 4, 1: 1-98

A marble figurine from the Cycladic islands, 2800-2300 BCE, depicting a flute or aulos player. It is one of the earliest representations of a musician in sculpture from the Bronze Age Aegean. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens).

Detail of the reverse side of the Two-Dog Palette.  An excavation of The Temple of Hierakonpolis (Egypt) in 1898 unearthed a carved “palette” of stone depicting ornate animal scenes on both sides, including two large Cape Hunting Dogs. The palette dates to about 3200-3050 BCE [..].Da questo sito:

Da: Alessandra Gilibert, Syro-Hittite Monumental Art and the Archaeology of Performance: The Stone Reliefs at Carchemish and Zincirli in the Earlier First Millennium BCE., Topoi - Berlin Studies of the Ancient World 2 Berlin: De Gruyter 2011

Upper part of a limestone male aulos player, limestone, Cyprus. The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76, Metropolitan Museum of Arts

Upper part of a limestone statuette of a female aulos player, Cyprus, The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76, Metropolitan Museum of Arts

Da: Pavlos Flourentzos, Wind Musical Instruments from Ancient Cyprus (1/3)Wind Musical Instruments from Ancient Cyprus (2/3); Wind Musical Instruments from Ancient Cyprus (3/3) (International Congress on Cypriote Archaeology in Gotenborg on the 23rd of August, 1991).