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Reproduction of a fresco with two women in a chariot

Painted by Emile Gilliéron père in 1911 or early 1912.

Period:
Late Helladic IIIB
Date:
ca. 1300–1200 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 19 x 26 1/2 in. (48.3 x 67.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Dodge Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.58.3
  • Description

    Excavated 1910 in the west slope rubbish deposit at Tiryns.

    This fragment belongs to a large boar hunting scene, of which other fragments are displayed on this wall. The scene remains the most detailed depiction of a two-horse chariot and its harness fittings from Bronze Age Greece.

    The original is in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

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