Parthenon frieze, East VI, fig. 46
- Parthenon frieze, East VI, fig. 46
- Cornell Cast Collection
- Unknown (supervised by Phidias)
- ca. 1890-1900
- Athens, Greece (original)
- probably Sage no. 161|168
- Original Culture:
- Original Style:
- High Classical
- Work Type:
- casts (sculpture)
- plaster cast (sculpture)|marble bas-relief (sculpture technique) (original)
- Parthenon (Athens, Greece)
- Image View Description:
- from front
- Image View Type:
- 47.5 (H) x 31.5 (W) x 4 (D) cm
- This is a fragment from the lower right (viewer's) corner of a cast of a section of East VI. Preserved here is the draped lower section of fig. 46, broken away at the abdomen. He rests his weight on his left leg and crosses his right in front of it. In the original block, he is grouped with three similar figures (figs. 43-45), facing and seemingly in conversation with them. As with figs. 20-23, these are conjectured to be eponymous heroes of Athens, dignitaries, or magistrates. This figure and the section of the block from which he comes are very badly damaged in the original, but have been restored from a cast taken in the eighteenth century.
- Lower right corner of cast block
broken on left and upper side
bottom and right edges preserved
metal bar protruding
- Probably belongs with ID no. 438.
P.P. Caproni and brother, Catalogue of Plaster Reproductions from Antique, Medieval and Modern Sculpture (Boston, MA, 1911), 98
Ian Jenkins, The Parthenon Frieze (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994), 80-81
- Cornell University (current)
London, British Museum (original)
- Repository Location:
- Collecting Program:
- Cornell Collections of Antiquities
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