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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    BC Part of a grave stele made of pentelic marble It was found in Piraeus Only part of the shaft of the stele survives adorned by a relief loutrophoros The figure of a nude youth practicing with a ball in the palaestra is depicted in low relief on the belly of the vase His folded himation can be seen on a pillar behind him The youth is watched by his

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/classical/classic12-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    BC The relief depicts the various phases in the curing of a patient At the right a suppliant probably the sick man or a relative In the centre the patient is cured during his sleep At the left Amphiaraos cures the same patient by touching his shoulder The panel on a tall base in the background denotes the sacred area in which the events are taking place According to the

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/classical/classic13-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    of a Nereid or Aura on horseback from the temple of Asklepios at Epidauros Peloponnese ca 380 BC Statue of a Nereid or Aura on horseback made of Pentelic marble This was the right akroterion on the west pediment of the temple of Asklepios at Epidauros Peloponnese The goddess is depicted riding a horse which is rising from the Ocean Work of the sculptor Timotheos Height 0 79 m Marble

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/classical/classic14-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    the funerary banquet type A reclining hero is depicted at the right with a polos on his head and holding a rhyton His companion sits on a stool In front of them is a table with food with a dog lying beneath it The panel on the pillar in the background denotes the sacred area in which the scene is set At the left a wine pourer stands next to

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/classical/classic15-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    A A Back 3602 Marble female head possibly of Hygieia found at Tegea Arkadia 350 325 BC The youthful female head with the wavy hair carried back exudes divine beauty and grace The theory according to which it belonged to the statue of Hygieia carved by the great sculptor Skopas has been disputed It is nevertheless one of the finest original works of the Late Classical period Height 0 285

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/classical/classic16-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    dog sniffing the ground characterises him as a hunter At the right side of the sculpture the dead youth s aged father looks at him in grief leaning on his staff In the holes on the hair of the two figures were attached metal wreaths At the bottom of the stele the young slave of the deceased exhausted by his grief has fallen half asleep on the steps The plasticity

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/classical/classic17-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    than life size probably depicts the young winner of a contest as is suggested by the band on his head which ends in an upright leaf above the forehead The object he held in his raised right hand is not preserved It is also unclear what he held in his left hand toward which he turns his head and gazes steadily This hand was replaced probably at a later period

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/classical/classic19-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Found at Mantineia Arkadia ca 330 320 BC The three slabs together with a fourth one now lost formed the revetment of a pedestal for the statues of the Delian trinity Leto Apollon and Artemis or of an altar On one slab inv no 215 is depicted the music contest between Apollon and Marsyas Apollon sits on a rock holding a kithara lyre Marsyas is shown at the right in a dramatic pose playing his flute in a final effort to defeat the god of music The contest has been desided however and the Scythian at the centre holds a knife in his right hand ready to carry out his fearful task of flaying the defeated Marsyas On each of the other two slabs inv nos 216 217 are depicted three of the nine Muses holding musical instruments and scrolls The reliefs are distinctly Praxitelean in style and were probably carved by one of the great sculptor s pupils Height 0 98 m 1 2 3 Three marble relief slabs from the revetment of a pedestal or of an altar Found at Mantineia Arkadia ca 330 320 BC Three marble relief slabs from the revetment of a pedestal or of

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/classical/classic20-en.html (2016-02-09)
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