By Elizabeth J. Walters
The writer investigates the looks of a way in garments, regarding a knotted mantle worn around the chest, on many Attic stelae of the Roman interval. She means that this variety may be traced to Egyptian roots, and can were quite linked to a cult of Isis, well known between filthy rich Athenians. The booklet offers a list of the 106 identified Isis reliefs from Attica and a evaluate of all types of proof for the cult.
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Would passage be booked by water or rail? Would the distance necessitate several conveyances and overnight stays in unfamiliar cities? Unlike any other nineteenth-century event concerned with mobilizing people, the Civil War inspired mass production of household goods. Long before government or industry assessed the demand for such goods, American women began producing them.
56 Published narratives have led us to conclude, perhaps too hastily, that elite Southerners made up a signiﬁcant percentage of all Confederate female hospital workers. 57 Given the fragmentary records, the incidence of unoﬃcial service, and the diﬀerences in Southern class and racial conﬁgurations, we may never know with any certainty how many women served as Confederate relief workers. 58 Among the 21,208 women named in the Carded Service Records, 6,284 are listed as nurses, 10,870 as matrons, 1,011 as cooks, and 2,189 as laundresses; the remainder are labeled “seamstress,” “dining room girl,” “chambermaid,” or undesignated.
2. Racial Breakdown of Union Female Hospital Workers Source: Carded Service Records of Union Hospital Attendants, Matrons, and Nurses, 1861–65, 94, . owed. Although the records make no distinction between women with husbands living or deceased, narrative evidence indicates that a high percentage of widows engaged in the work. ) The records give no age data on single women, making it diﬃcult to know whether speciﬁcations that women be above thirty actually kept younger women out of the service, particularly as the war dragged on.
Attic Grave Reliefs that Represent Women in the Dress of Isis (Hesperia Supplement vol.22) by Elizabeth J. Walters