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Of the British Academy 65, 1979, 225-90 (also issued as a separate publication, Oxford, 1981, second re­ vised edition, 1986). 32. E N Davis, The Vapheio Cups and Aegean Gold and Silver Ware, New York, 1973; A Evans, Palace ofMinos, II, fig. 150, and cf. also fig. 137; J H Betts, Kadmos 6 (1967), fig. 12,A. 33. A Evans, Palace of Minos, I, fig. 256 (= Morgan, this volume, fig. 11). 34. A Evans, Palace of Minos, IV, figs. 443-4. See also N Marinatos forthcoming. 19. W S Smith, The Art and Architecture ofAncient Egypt, The Pelican History of Art, Baltimore, 1958, 156-9, figs.

One nips at the belly of its prey. There is no evidence for collars in the extant Kea fragments, though in the later Mycenaean paintings hunting dogs do wear them, as do some dogs in Minoan glyptic art. 50 In the Tell el-Dab'a fragment the animals enact their drama in a landscape of blue rocks and deli­ cate leaved plants. Numerous other parts of the Kea miniatures show white hooved animals amidst land­ scape elements, but the deer and dogs are isolated from environmental context, existing in their own empty space of the plaster wall.

This technique, in which the plaster is built up in layers, is quite different from the majority of Egyptian relief, which is carved from stone (plaster being used only occasionally in a subsidiary capacity). Colours correspond exactly to those used in the Aegean - yellow ochre, red ochre (both with vari­ ous shade ), blue, black and white. In accordance with egean painting and unlike Egyptian painting, there is v ry little green (used only occasionally as an admix of blue and yellow) and plants are painted a substitute blue.

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