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STYPPAX

An Academic Resource for the Study of Cypriote Sculpture

Pliny N.H. 34.81:Styppax the Cypriote is famed for one statue, the splanchnoptes; the subject of this statue was a slave of the Olympian Pericles roasting entrails and kindling a fire with the breath from his puffed-out cheeks.
Translation from J. Pollitt, The Art of Ancient Greece: Sources and Documents (Cambridge, 1990).

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