Plaster Cast of Statue Torso of Amazon by Pheidias


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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Plaster Cast of Statue Torso of Amazon by Pheidias   (1900.11.0004A)
    1. Communication Artifacts
    2. :
    3. Art
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    5. N/A
    Artist/Maker The Greek bronze original may have been a work of Pheidias.
    Geographic Location
    Period/Date Classical, 450 - 410 BCE
    Culture Greco-Roman

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Height) 207.0 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 74.7 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 52.0 cm
    Weight waived g
    Measuring Remarks Weight is estimated to exceed 100 lbs.
    Materials Plaster,
    Manufacturing Processes Cast,
    Munsell Color Information Yellowish White (10YR 9/1) -ns

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A

    Scroggs, George. Catalogue of the Art Gallery, Illinois Industrial University, 1876 Champaign: , 1876. Location: Library of the University of Illinois or on UI Histories Project at University Archives, Box 12/3/4. An Inventory of the Art Department’s Holdings Titled Art Gallery Inventory

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data

    Found at the Villa Mattei, Rome.

    Credit Line/Dedication John Milton Gregory Collection
    Reproduction Yes
    Reproduction Information Cast is a copy of a Roman marble copy of a Greek bronze original. The Roman marble is presently in the Vatican Museum, Rome.

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