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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    1638 Marble statuette of Ephesian Artemis 1st c BC Statuette of Ephesian Artemis made of pentelic marble Unknown provenance In her temple at Ephesos Asia Minor one of the seven wonders of the ancient world Artemis was worshipped by the Greeks as the great goddess of nature and patron goddess of animals Her dress is adorned by fertility symbols 28 breasts figures of Nike griffins sphinxes and bees Lions sit

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/roman/roman03-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    a youth wearing a wreath in his hair probably made of pentelic marble Unknown provenance The torches held by the youth and the altar decorated with garlands next to him are funeral symbols and the figure is therefore thought to be the personification of Death The statuette is a version of one of the two statuettes of the S Ildefonso Madrid group which depict Hypnos Sleep and Thanatos Death or

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/roman/roman04-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    a sleeping Maenad from Athens Time of the emperor Hadrian AD 117 138 Statue of a sleeping Maenad made of pentelic marble It was found to the south of the Athenian Acropolis The statue presumably adorned a luxury residence The Maenad is asleep lying on a panther skin spread on a rocky surface The type is known as the reclining Hermaphrodite The work expresses the Classicising trend of an Attic

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/roman/roman05-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    made of Pentelic marble had the form of a naiskos small temple The name of the dead woman is inscribed on the epistyle Alexandra wife of Ktetos As a priestess of Isis she is depicted in the dress and with the symbols of the goddess the himation on breast with a characteristic knot and the kados ritual vase in the left hand The frequent representation of figures accompanied by Isis

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/roman/roman06-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Classical Period Hellenistic Period Roman Period A A Back 249 Marble portrait bust of the emperor Hadrian found in the temple of the Olympieion Athens ca AD 130 The portrait bust made of Pentelic marble was found in the temple of the Olympieion Athens The philhellene emperor AD 117 138 is rendered at a relatively young age with idealistic features Marble portrait bust of the emperor Hadrian found in the

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/roman/roman07-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Marble colossal portrait head of the emperor Hadrian AD 117 138 found in Athens AD 130 138 Colossal portrait head of the emperor Hadrian made of pentelic marble It was found in Athens The emperor wears a wreath of oak leaves that end above his forehead in a medallion representing an eagle The holes in the hoop of the wreath were used to inlay golden leaves Height 0 55 m

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/roman/roman08-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    A A Back 417 Marble portrait bust of Antinoos from Patras Peloponnese AD 130 138 The portrait is made of Thasian marble The youth Antinoos of Bithynia in Asia Minor was the favorite of the emperor Hadrian After he drowned in the river Nile in AD 130 Hadrian had him deified and erected numerous statues busts and portraits of him in various cities and sanctuaries throughout the Roman empire Height

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/roman/roman09-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    herm portrait of the kosmetes magistrate Sosistratos from Athens AD 141 42 The herm portrait was found in Athens near the church of Ayios Dimitrios Katiphores site of the Diogeneion Gymnasium According to the inscription carved on the upper front side of the stele the youths dedicated the stele to honour the kosmetes magistrate Sosistratos At the bottom of the stele reference is made to the paidotribes trainer Abaskantos son

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/sculpture/roman/roman10-en.html (2016-02-09)
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