Thronoi

Ancient Greek throne-like chairs, usually ornamented, having an elevated seat, often a high back and arms and either legs ending in animal feet, turned or rectangular legs, or with solid sides. Used by people of wealth or prominence and seen in depictions of the Greek gods.

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Ancient Greek throne-like chairs, usually ornamented, having an elevated seat, often a high back and arms and either legs ending in animal feet, turned or rectangular legs, or with solid sides. Used by people of wealth or prominence and seen in depictions of the Greek gods.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300133850. The J. Paul Getty Trust.