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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.
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Marble seated harp player
Marble female figure
Upper part of a marble female figure
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 151
Of particular interest is the treatment of the head, which strongly depends upon Neolithic antecedents.
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