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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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Antefix with scrolls and palmette
Antefix, head of Artemis
Terracotta gorgoneion antefix (roof tile)
Antefix, head of Medusa
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The relief shows the face of a gorgon.
Richter, Gisela M.A. 1928. "Recent Accessions of the Classical Department." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 23(3): p. 82.
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