"Four!" "Three!"

check this out: In this Greek archaic black-figure vase painting by Exekias of Achilles and Ajax playing dice (with spears in hand in case they are called to battle), they not only labelled the figures, they also put the words coming from their mouths saying, "Tesare" and "Tria." Another way of capturing the moment in Greek Art. (click the image to see a larger view.)

1 comment:

kate said...

aka cartoon bubbles. :)