Parthenon metopes, unidentified fragments
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- Parthenon metopes, unidentified fragments
- Cornell Cast Collection
- Unknown (supervised by Phidias)
- ca. 1890-1900
- Athens, Greece (original)
Athens, Greece (original)
- Accession Number:
- 2047 box
- High Classical
- Work Type:
- casts (sculpture)
- plaster cast (sculpture)
marble relief (sculpture technique) (original)
- Parthenon (Athens, Greece)
- This box contains fragments from an unidentified metope or metopes of the Parthenon, likely from the south side of the building.
- Items in the Cornell Cast Collection are meant for inventory and reference purposes. Metadata may not be complete in all cases.
- John Boardman, Greek Sculpture: The Classical Period (London: Thames and Hudson, 1985)
Frank Brommer, Die Metopen des Parthenon (Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1967)
Ernst Berger, Der Parthenon in Basel: Dokumentation zu den Metopen (Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1986)
- Cornell University (current)
London, British Museum (original)
- Collecting Program:
- Cornell Collections of Antiquities
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