Atkinson, Thomas [Mitarb.]
Excavations at Phylakopi in Melos — London, 1904

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base are also histrous ; all tlie rest of the design is in matt black. The work
therefore belongs to the early Mycenaean school. The figures are drawn
firmly and boldly according to the conventional scheine, Shoulders to front
and legs in pronle. The slim proportions of the bodies are common to many

t'ni. 95.—Best Preserved Figure from Fishermen Vase (4 : 3).

Mycenaean works, and particularly to the engraved gold rings of contem-
porary date. A later fragment of Mycenaean pottery from Tiryns (Schuch.,
Eng. ed. p. 132, Fig. 132) presents a curious exaggeration of the curve of b's
right leg. The most barbaric featnres of the drawing are the absence of
hands and the monstrous eye in the middle of the cheek.
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