Greek Classical Sculpture

High Classical


Artemis, Figure G
438-432 BCE
East Pediment, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
British Museum, London
72 x 52 x 23 inches (182.9 x 132.1 x 58.4 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Torso of Poseidon, Figure M
438-432 BCE
West Pediment, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
British Museum, London and Acropolis Museum, Athens
42 1/2 x 39 x 23 inches (108 x 99.1 x 58.4 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Centaur Fighting Lapith
447-442 BCE
South Metope 5, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
British Museum, London
53 1/2 x 54 x 12 1/2 inches (135.9 x 137.2 x 31.8 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Eros, Aphrodite, Helen, and statue of Athena, 447-442 BCE North Metope 25, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
49 ½ x 54 ½ x 10 inches (125.5 x 138.5 x 25.3 cm)
Gift of the First Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical
Antiquities – Acropolis Museum, Athens, 2010

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Dionysos Attacking a Giant, 447-442 BCE
East Metope 2, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
49 ½ x 54 ½ x 10 inches (125.5 x 138.5 x 25.3 cm)
Gift of the First Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical
Antiquities – Acropolis Museum, Athens, 2010

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Horses, with Man Fastening Sandal
442-438 BCE
West Frieze, Block 15, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
39 x 19 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (99.1 x 49.5 x 3.8 cm)
Lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Youth Tying Sandal
ca. 442-438 BCE
West Frieze, Block 15, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
40 ½ x 20 x 3 inches (102.2 x 50.8 x 7.6 cm)
Gift of Bronson Pinchot, 2008

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Riders Preparing for Procession, 442-438 BCE
West Frieze, Block 5, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
39 ½ x 55 ½ x 3 inches (100.5 x 141 x 7.5 cm)
Gift of the First Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical
Antiquities – Acropolis Museum, Athens, 2010

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Tray-bearer (Skaphephoros), 442-438 BCE
North Frieze, Block 5, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
British Museum, London
40 x 24 ½ x 4 inches (101.6 x 62.2 x 10.2 cm)
Gift of Bronson Pinchot, 2008

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Chariot Race with Apobates
442-438 BCE
North Frieze, Block 11, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
34 1/2 x 37 x 3 1/2 inches (87.6 x 94 x 8.9 cm)
Lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Riders
442-438 BCE
North Frieze, Block 36, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
42 1/2 x 49 x 3 inches (108 x 101.6 x 7.6 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Chariot Group
442-438 BCE
North Frieze, Block 24, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
British Museum, London
41 1/2 x 48 x 3 inches (105.4 x 121.9 x 7.6 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Youths leading Heifers to Sacrifice, 442-438 BCE
From the North Frieze, Block 2, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
41 x 56 x 2 inches (104 x 142 x 5 cm)
Gift of the First Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities – Acropolis Museum, Athens, 2010

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Boys Leading Rams to Sacrifice
442-438 BCE
North Frieze, Block 4, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
approximately 40 inches square (101.6 cm square)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Charioteer
442-438 BCE
North Frieze, Block 28, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
approximately 40 inches square (101.6 cm square)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Riders
442-438 BCE
North Frieze, Block 31, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
British Museum, London
approximately 40 inches square (101.6 cm square)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Apollo (shown at right), Poseidon, Artemis and
Aphrodite, fragments

ca. 442-438 BCE
East Frieze, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Marshall Beckoning
ca. 442-438 BCE
East Frieze, Block 6, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
British Museum, London
40 ½ x 23 ½ x 3 ½ inches (102.9 x 59.7 x 8.9 cm)
Gift of Bronson Pinchot, 2008

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Procession of Maidens
ca. 442-438 BCE
East Frieze, Block 7, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from the Pentelic marble original
Louvre, Paris
41 x 40 x 2 1/2 inches(104.1 x 101.6 x 6.4 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Assembly of the Gods
ca. 442-438 BCE
East Frieze, Block 4, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
British Museum, London
14 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches (36.8 x 31.8 x 6.4 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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Head of Iris, 442-438 BCE
From the East Frieze, Block 5, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
Acropolis Museum, Athens
8 x 10 ½ x 3 inches (20.3 x 26.5 x 7.5 cm)
Gift of the First Ephorate of Prehistoric and
Classical Antiquities – Acropolis Museum,
Athens, 2010

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Two Female Attendants in the Peplos Ceremony,
442-438 BCE
East Frieze, Block 5, Parthenon, Athens
Plaster cast from Pentelic marble original
British Museum, London
40 x 35 ½ x 2 ½ inches (101.6 x 90.2 x 6.4 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004

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