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Delphes - aurige (detail) ()

Un aurige est un conducteur de char de course, dans le contexte gréco-romain.
Le plus célèbre de tous est l'aurige de Delphes, une statue de bronze découverte sur le sanctuaire de Delphes à la fin du xixe siècle, conservée au musée archéologique de Delphes. Il s'agit d'une commande honorifique pour un conducteur de char vainqueur a ...
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Delphes - aurige ()

Un aurige est un conducteur de char de course, dans le contexte gréco-romain.
Le plus célèbre de tous est l'aurige de Delphes, une statue de bronze découverte sur le sanctuaire de Delphes à la fin du xixe siècle, conservée au musée archéologique de Delphes. Il s'agit d'une commande honorifique pour un conducteur de char vainqueur a ...
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Horse Without A Rider. Around 490 BC ()

The sculpture was dedicated to the sanctuary of the Acropolis, possibly on the occasion of a victory in an equestrian contest (race of 'keletes'). Marble from the island of Paros. ...
Acropolis Museum Archaic Gallery. Horse Without A Rider. Around 490 BCDetails Unknown.jpg



Relief Of The Pensive Athena. Around 460 BC ()

Athena is presented in front of a stele leaning on her spear in a relaxed manner. The stele has been variously interpreted either as a boundary marker of a sanctuary, a catalogue of treasures or a list of war casualties. Marble from the island of Paros. ...
Acropolis Museum Archaic Gallery. Relief Of The Pensive Athena. Around 460 BCDetails Unknown.jpg



Sanctuary of Dionysos. Female Dancer. 1st Cent. BC ()

Ιt is probably one of the Horai, daughters of Zeus and Themis, who represented the seasons of the year. The slab probably decorated a triangular tripod base. ...
Acropolis Museum Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis. Sanctuary of Dionysos. Female Dancer. 1st Cent. BCDetails Unknown.jpg



Sanctuary of Nymphe. Dedication To Nymphe, Protectress Of Marriage. 6th Cent. BC ()

Painted clay tablet depicting a doe with her fawns, dedicated to the Sanctuary of Nymphe, protectress of marriage. ...
Acropolis Museum Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis. Sanctuary of Nymphe. Dedication To Nymphe, Protectress Of Marriage. 6th Cent. BCDetails Unknown.jpg



Parthenon Gallery, west frieze. Block IX Of The West Frieze. 442-438 BC ()

Two horsemen galloping. A rider is depicted on a trotting horse. Another horseman with a broad-brimmed hat (petasos) rides a proud, galloping horse. Traces of green color have been found in the folds of the rider’s cape (chlamys), whereas the corner containing the horse’s hind legs was identified among the fragments from the storerooms and restored. ...
Acropolis Museum Parthenon Gallery, west frieze. Block IX Of The West Frieze. 442-438 BCDetails Pheidias Workshop.jpg



Parthenon Gallery, west frieze. Block VIII Of The West Frieze. 442-438 BC ()

Depiction of a rider trying to control his runaway horse. This powerful composition occupies the central block of the west frieze, which is possibly the work of Pheidias. It has been suggested that the rider is one of the two Athenian Cavalry commanders. Marble from the mount Penteli. ...
Acropolis Museum Parthenon Gallery, west frieze. Block VIII Of The West Frieze. 442-438 BCDetails Pheidias Workshop.jpg



Temple of Athena Nike. The Goddess Athena Seated On A Rock. Around 410 BC ()

The Goddess Athena is resting after victorious battles. Part of the decorated parapet that surrounded the temple. ...
Acropolis Museum Temple of Athena Nike. The Goddess Athena Seated On A Rock. Around 410 BCDetails Unknown.jpg



Masque d'Agamemnon ()

Le « masque d'Agamemnon » est un masque funéraire en or, découvert à Mycènes en 1876 par Heinrich Schliemann dans un lieu qui s'avérera par la suite être une tombe à fosse. Selon la tradition, Schliemann croyait avoir découvert le corps du légendaire Agamemnon, chef des Achéens dans le cycle troyen, d'où le nom ...
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Life and Death in Rome Medea Sarcophagus 140 BCE ()

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Altes Museum, Berlin | Etruscan and Roman Art | Life and Death in Rome Medea Sarcophagus 140 BCEDetails Unknown.jpg



Alexander and the Outcome - The Age of Hellenism Clay Figurine Of Aphrodite 2nd Century ()

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Altes Museum, Berlin | Greek Art | Alexander and the Outcome - The Age of Hellenism Clay Figurine Of Aphrodite 2nd Century BCEDetails Unknown.jpg



Myrina - Aphrodite ()

This depiction of Aphrodite is characterised by a rare sensuality. Her gown is draped low, just covering the right breast while the fineness of the fabric reveals more of the abdomen than it conceals. The hair is fastened at the back of the head and crowned with a diadem. The goddess has also been adorned with large earrings. The attitude of the deity’s posture is difficult to interpret as h ...
Altes Museum, Berlin | Greek Art | Alexander and the Outcome - The Age of Hellenism Clay figurine of Aphrodite 2nd century BCEDetails Unknown.jpg



Troies - quadrige (Metope du temple Athena) ()

Troy, in Homer the city of Ilos, later named Ilion by the Greeks, was already a place of mythical and monumental significance in ancient times. At the beginning of the third century BC, acting on a wish of Alexander the Great, Lysimachus, King of Thrace and Macedonia, built a new Doric marble temple for the city’s goddess, Athena. Later it was renovated and given a dedicatory inscription by ...
Altes Museum, Berlin | Greek Art | Alexander and the Outcome - The Age of Hellenism Metope relief of the sun god Helios After 300 BCEDetails Unknown.jpg



Altes Museum, Berlin | Greek Art | Alexander and the Outcome – The Age of Hellenism Clay Figurine Of Aphrodite 2nd Century BCEDetails Unknown.jpg



Athena. Date unknown. Marble. h. 173 cm ()

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Athena. Date unknown. Marble. h. 173 cm (5 1:2 ft). Liebighaus Museum, Frankfurt.jpg



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Belvedere Apollo. Date unknown. Marble. h. 2.24 m (7 ft). Pio Clementino Museum, Vatican.jpg



Discobolos. c. 450. Marble. h. 155 cm ()

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Discobolos. c. 450. Marble. h. 155 cm (61 in). Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome.jpg



Hagesandros, Athenodoros and Polydoros of Rhodes. Date unknown. Marble. h. 242 cm ()

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Hagesandros, Athenodoros and Polydoros of Rhodes. Date unknown. Marble. h. 242 cm (95 1:2 in). Museo Pio Clementino, Vatican.jpg



Air-Goddess -397 ()

In the static marble sculpture the garment conveys movement such as running and floating by rendering the fabric as clinging to the body. A young woman in a thin transparent garment comes floating towards the viewer. The floating motif is emphasized by the forward tilt of the body. The statue was made for a high placement. The figure must have stood on the apex of a Greek temple pediment. Most of ...
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Air-Goddess -397Details Unknown artist.jpg



Artemis And Iphigenia (-298 -97) ()

The story goes that King Agamemnon had to sacrifice his daughter Iphigeneia to the goddess Artemis in order to have a favourable wind for Troy. The story is well known from Greek myths and from the tragedy “Iphigeneia in Aulis” by Euripides from the 400s BC. The statue group shows the goddess Artemis, who at the last minute saves the young girl Iphigeneia, by dragging her away from the ...
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Artemis And Iphigenia (-298 - -97)Details Unknown artist.jpg



Attic Grave Relief (-358 -348) ()

The tombs of the Greeks were placed along the roads. Here the passers by could stop and read the names of the deceased. In a small building supported by columns and with a triangular pediment, a woman is shown seated on a backless chair, her feet resting on a stool. The inscription on the architrave tells us her name is Philostrate. She is shown shaking hands with a standing youth who is her son H ...
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Attic Grave Relief (-358 - -348)Details Unknown artist.jpg



Athena Frieze C. 170 BC ()

The Pergamon Altar is the huge monument from which the Pergamon Museum takes its name. The fragments of this great Hellenistic altar of the second century BCE were found during excavations in Pergamon between 1878 and 1886. At the centre of the Altar Room stands a reconstruction of the west front of the Pergamon Altar. The large frieze, consisting of the original relief from the podium beneath the ...
Pergamonmuseum, Berlin | Principal Floor | Pergamon Altar hall Pergamon Altar- Athena Frieze C. 170 BCEDetails Unknown.jpg



Roman architecture : Trajaneum hall Market Gate Of Miletus C. 100 ()

The gallery is dominated by the reconstruction of the market gate of Miletus, second only to the Pergamon Altar as the most important monument in the Collection of Antiquities at the Pergamon Museum and the only landmark of classical architecture that was rebuilt full-size inside the museum (28.92 x 6.66 m, h. 16.73 m). Unusually high, the proportion of original ancient marble work pieces is estim ...
Pergamonmuseum, Berlin | Principal Floor | Roman architecture : Trajaneum hall Market Gate Of Miletus C. 100Details Unknown.jpg



Parrot Mosaic Early To Mid-2nd Century BC ()

This mosaic is a modern partial reconstruction incorporating original fragments that are easily identifiable among the extensive additions by their polychromy. Two elongated rectangular fields are framed on three sides by several borders: 1) a red (w. 2.5 cm) and 2) a green (w. 2.5 cm) band, 3) a rhombus frieze (w. 13.7 cm) in the colors blue, red, white and black with two eight-petaled flowers in ...
Pergamonmuseum, Berlin | Principal Floor | Telephos hall Parrot Mosaic Early To Mid-2nd Century BCDetails Unknown.jpg



Venus de Milo ()

La Vénus de Milo est une célèbre sculpture grecque de la fin de l'époque hellénistique (vers 130-100 av. J.-C.) qui pourrait représenter la déesse Aphrodite (Vénus pour les Romains). Découverte en 1820 sur l'île de Milo, d'où son nom, elle est actuellement conservée au musée du Louvre.
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Venus de Milo. 130 BC-100 BC. Parian marble. h 2.02 m (6 1:2 ft). Louvre Museum, Paris.jpg



Victoire de Samothrace 190 BC ()

La Victoire de Samothrace (en grec ancien Νίκη της Σαμοθράκης / Níkê tês Samothrákês) est une sculpture grecque de l'époque hellénistique représentant la déesse Niké, personnification de la victoire, posée sur l'avant d'un navire.
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Winged Victory of Samothrace. c. 190 BC. Marble. h. 3.28 m (11 ft). Louvre Museum, Paris.jpg



AGMA - leda ()

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