Artifact Details
Plaster Cast of East Parthenon Frieze Panel - Aphrodite, Eros and Male Figure with Staff
1911.03.0020
Plaster Cast of East Parthenon Frieze Panel - Aphrodite, Eros and Male Figure with Staff

Basic Information
Artifact Identification
Plaster Cast of East Parthenon Frieze Panel - Aphrodite, Eros and Male Figure with Staff (1911.03.0020)
Classification
Built Environment Artifacts : Building Components : Surface Elements
Artist/Maker
Unknown Greek artists in possible consultation with Pheidias.
Geographic Location
Europe, West, Greece, Attica, Athens, Acropolis
Period/Date
Classical Period, 447–432 BCE
Culture
Greek, Athenian

Physical Analysis
Dimension 1 (Height)
107.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width)
97.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth)
6.0 cm
Weight
See Remarks g
Measuring Remarks
Total Estimated Panel Weight (44 panels): 6000 lbs. Total Linear Dimension of 44 panels: approximately 5000 cm (186 lin. ft.) Average Panel Dimensions: 107 x 115 x 6 cm. Average Panel Weight: 139 lbs (estimated using average panel width). Total number of panels: 44 Dimensions: panels vary only in width; they all have the same height (approximately 107 cm) and the same depth (approximately 6 cm). The average width is 115 cm (approximately 4 ft.)
Materials
Plaster
Manufacturing Processes
Cast
Munsell Color Information
White (10 YR 9/1) -ns

Research Remarks
Published Description
N/A
Description
N/A
Comparanda
N/A
Bibliography
Robertson, Martin. A History of Greek Art. 1975.

Artifact History
Archaeological Data
N/A
Credit Line/Dedication
Purchase, Dedicated by Stan and Joan Levy in honor of Scott and Sara, Marcy, and Brett.
Reproduction
yes
Reproduction Information
N/A

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