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Parthenon frieze, East III, figs. 11-15
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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
Greek
Title
Parthenon frieze, East III, figs. 11-15
Image View Description:from front
Image View Type:overall
Work Type
casts (sculpture)
Date
ca. 1890-1900
447-432 BCE
Location
Warehouse
previously, Goldwin Smith Hall, former Temple of Zeus space (mounted on wall), Cornell University
Creation Site:Athens, Greece (original)
Material
plaster cast (sculpture)
marble bas-relief (sculpture technique) (original)
Measurements
100 (H) x 121 (W) x 5 (D) cm
Description
This is a well-preserved cast of a section of East III, a damaged and weathered original, showing five heavily draped women processing towards the viewer's right. The torsos, heads, and faces of the women are all severely battered (in the original). Figs. 11-14 are shown in profile with their upper bodies turned slightly towards the viewer, while fig. 15 is turned to face front. Fig. 11 carries an oinochoe in her lowered right hand. Figs 12-15 carry difficult-to-discern trumpet-shaped objects.
Repository
Cornell University (current)
London, British Museum (original)
Accession Number
probably Sage no. 161
666
ID Number
CCC_0681
Source
Photographer:Mericle, Danielle
Bibliography
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), 76-77
Condition
Drilled through and screwed for mounting
light brown varnish
Notes
Items in the Cornell Cast Collection are meant for inventory and reference purposes. Metadata may not be complete in all cases.
Rights
The images in the Cornell Collection of Antiquities: Casts are protected by copyright, and the copyright holders are their creators, generally Cornell University Library, Annetta Alexandridis, and Verity Platt. This collection of plaster casts owned by Cornell University was photographed by Cornell University Library, Alexandridis, Platt, and Andreya L. Mihaloew from 2010-2015, with funding from a Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences Grant to Annetta Alexandridis. Cornell is providing access to the materials for research and personal use.  The written permission of any copyright and other rights holders is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use that extends beyond what is authorized by fair use and other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. Please contact Annetta Alexandridis and Verity Platt for more information about this collection, or to request permission to use these images.
The images in the Cornell Collection of Antiquities: Casts are protected by copyright, and the copyright holders are their creators, generally Cornell University Library, Annetta Alexandridis, and Verity Platt. This collection of plaster casts owned by Cornell University was photographed by Cornell University Library, Alexandridis, Platt, and Andreya L. Mihaloew from 2010-2015, with funding from a Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences Grant to Annetta Alexandridis. Cornell is providing access to the materials for research and personal use.  The written permission of any copyright and other rights holders is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use that extends beyond what is authorized by fair use and other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. Please contact Annetta Alexandridis and Verity Platt for more information about this collection, or to request permission to use these images.
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File Properties
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CCC_0681.tif
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