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Seán Hemingway, curator, Department of Greek and Roman Art, discusses early twentieth-century reproductions of works from Sir Arthur Evans's historic excavations of Minoan Crete and Heinrich Schliemann's Mycenaean Greece.
This lecture was recorded on September 9, 2011, in conjunction with the exhibition Historic Images of the Greek Bronze Age: The Reproductions of E. Gilliéron & Son, on view May 17, 2011, through June 17, 2012.
Eros, God of Love
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Marble stele (grave marker) of Lysistrate
Marble Kore statuette
Marble head of a youth
Marble head of a goddess
Marble architectural fragment
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 162
The soft modeling, deep-set eyes, and upward turn of the head mark this as a work of the early Hellenistic period.
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