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[5] or the decoration of his armour, or the furniture of his house, nay, he actually let its doors remain although they were very old,—one might say they were the very doors which Aristodemus 1 had set up. His daughter's ‘kannathron,’ as Xenophon tells us, was no more elaborate than that of any other maid ( ‘kannathra’ is the name they give to the wooden figures of griffins or goat-stags in which their young girls are carried at the sacred processions). 2

1 The great-great-grandson of Heracles; cf. Xenophon, Agesilaüs, viii. 7.

2 These figures of animals were on wheels, and served as carriages (cf. Athenaeus, p. 139 f.).

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