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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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Terracotta relief from a lamp with Leda and the swan
Terracotta plaque with King Oinomaos and his charioteer
Terracotta plaque with Pelops and Hippodamia
Statuette of a bird, fragmentary
Relief fragment with an Amazonomachy
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Relief with a satyr and a maenad
Richter, Gisela M.A. 1913. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1912--Sculptures, Terracottas, and Miscellaneous Objects." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 8(8): pp. 176-77, fig. 6.
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