Plaster Cast of South Parthenon Frieze Panel - Four Men and Two Cows


Photo of Plaster Cast of South Parthenon Frieze Panel - Four Men and Two Cows

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Artifact Identification Plaster Cast of South Parthenon Frieze Panel - Four Men and Two Cows   (1911.03.0011)
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
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 123.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 107.2 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

Robertson, Martin. A History of Greek Art. 1975.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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