ANCIENT ART
SCULPTURE | GREECE | Decorative sculpture
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1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Corinthian capital of Zeusís temple in Athens.
2. ARCHITECTURE. Greece.
Column of the Temple of Athene Aphaia in Aegina.
Ca. 490 BCE.
Aegina.
3. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Corinthian capital, detail of the Monument of Lysicrates.
Marble. 4th century BCE.
Athens, Monument of Lysicrates.
4. SCULPTURE. Greece.
The naiskos with the figure of enthroned Kybele. (On antae is represented Hermes Kadmilos and Hecate.)
Marble votive relief. Second half of the 4th century BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
The naiskos with the figure of enthroned Kybele. (On antae is represented Hermes Kadmilos and Hecate.)
Marble votive relief. Second half of the 4th century BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Pergamon Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Head of Kore from portico of the Siphnian Treasury in Delphi.
Marble. 6th century BCE.
Delphi, Archaeological Museum.
7. ARCHITECTURE. Greece.
Votive capital with stepped sides from the Late Bronze Age Sanctuary.
Ca. 1200 BCE.
Cyprus.
Kouklia (Paliapaphos), Temple of Aphrodite.
8. ARCHITECTURE. Greece.
Ionic capital from Kouklia-Arkalou.
Calcarenite. C. 475ó325 BCE.
Kouklia, Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Frieze of a temple at Phigalia.
London, The British Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Cornice with a gutter (sima) and channelout in the form of a lionís head.
Sandstone. 510 BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Helen and Andromache with the infant Astyanax mourning the death of Hector.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Heracles and the Cercopes.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Heracles bringing the Erymanthian Boar to King Eurystheus.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Heracles kills Alcyoneus.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Laodamia keeps Clytemnestra hastening to the aid to Aegisthus and ready to kill the son Orestes.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Orestes kills Aegisthus.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Punishment of Sisyphus.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
So-called Nereids.
Limestone. Metope from the temple of Hera in Paestum.
Late 6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
So-called Nereids.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
So-called Nereids.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
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