Plaster Cast of Shield of Alkamenes
|Artifact Identification||Plaster Cast of Shield of Alkamenes (1916.05.0003)|
|Artist/Maker||Brucciani & Co., London.|
|Period/Date||Attic, Early 3rd century BCE|
|Dimension 1 (Diameter)||90 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Diameter)||84.5 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||3.5 cm|
|Manufacturing Processes||Cast, Painting|
|Munsell Color Information||waived|
"Marble shield with a list of young men enrolled as Ephebes at Athens, with Alkamenes as trainer. Athenians are listed first in tribes followed by the foreigners who had come to Athens to complete their education. From the British Museum Database."
Reproduction of British Museum Number 1805,0703.232.
British Museum. List of casts from sculptures, etc. in the Departments of Antiquities sold by Messrs. Brucciani & Co. London, the Trustees, 1905. p.53. (In Source Donor File)
|Credit Line/Dedication||Classical Museum Purchase|
|Reproduction Information||Plaster cast of a Greek inscription. Original is in the British Museum, Greek Inscription no.44. British Museum Collection Database. 1805,0703.232 www.britishmuseum.org/collection, British Museum, last modified 5/5/2013. Online. Accessed 5/9/2013. Reproduction produced by Brucciani & Co. for the British Museum.|