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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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Fragment of a marble stele (grave marker)
Fragmentary marble grave stele of a hoplite (foot soldier)
Fragment of the marble stele (grave marker) of a youth
Fragmentary marble grave stele
Finial of a marble stele (grave marker)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 156
Inscribed on the architrave "the daughter of [ ] omenes"The regular features and simplified planes of this face impart a quiet dignity and serenity that are hallmarks of high classical art.
Inscription: Inscribed on the epistyle: "The daughter of [...]omenes"
Richter, Gisela M.A. 1930. "The Landsowne Stele." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 25(10): pp. 209, 218-19.
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