With his crew-cut close, receding blond hair and Stoic face, he looks like a cross between Daniel Craig and Vladimir Putin.
A Stoic figure in a white floor length dress and razor-tailored bodice was accessorized with a giant bull skull as a mask.
I'm not sure if they were more solemn than the other groups, but in my mind's eye they are Stoic and solemn.
a member of the school of philosophy founded by Zeno; belief that a wise man is free from passion and indifferent to grief or joy
Greek stoikos 'portico where Zeno taught'
late 14c., "philosopher of the school founded by Zeno," from Latin stoicus, from Greek stoikos "pertaining to a member of or the teachings of the school founded by Zeno (c.334-c.262 B.C.E.), characterized by austere ethical doctrines," literally "pertaining to a portico," from stoa "porch," specifically Stoa Poikile "the Painted Porch," the great hall in Athens (decorated with frescoes depicting the Battle of Marathon) where Zeno taught (see stoa). Meaning "person who represses feelings or endures patiently" first recorded 1570s. The adjective is recorded from 1590s in the "repressing feelings" sense, c.1600 in the philosophical sense.