ζυγάστρῳ: for the dat., cp. 564. Xen. Cyr.7. 3. 1 uses “ζύγαστρα” of boxes in which treasure is packed up for removal. The word meant simply, ‘something fitted together,’ ‘compacted’ (“ζυγ-”). κοίλῳ: the addition of this adj. is sometimes, esp. in poetry, merely picturesque: cp. O. C.1593, Ai.1165: Eur. Ion19“κοίλης...ἀντίπηγος”: Her.4. 2“ἀγγήϊα κοῖλα.—ὥσπερ εἴδετε”. They saw the “ζύγαστρον”, but not the act of placing the robe in it: this (as “ἀλαμπὲς ἡλίου” shows) had been done in the house.
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