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Athena Parthenos
Marble. 130 - 150
Roman Sculptor
Athena Parthenos
Marble. 130 - 150
Roman Sculptor

A miniature Roman reproduction of the famous statue that Phidias made for the Parthenon in Athens between 447 and 438 B.C. The original was about eleven meters in height and was of gold and ivory. The finest copies, of which the present is an outstanding example, are small works with certain differences in proportion and details. Here, the cleanness and depth of the vertical folds are notable and

Sophocles
White marble. Ca. 150
Roman Sculptor
Sophocles
White marble. Ca. 150
Roman Sculptor

Sophocles (497/6-406/5 b.c.e.) was already famous during his lifetime as his tragedies triumphed at the Dionysian Feasts in Athens more frequently than any others. He is represented with a thin cord around his head, which indicates that, as a priest of the local gods of health, Amynus and Halon, in the year 420/19, he took care of health god Asclepius of Epidaurus, probably at the sanctuary of Amy

Xenophon
White marble. Ca. 150
Roman Sculptor
Xenophon
White marble. Ca. 150
Roman Sculptor

The portrait of the writer Xenophon (430-354 b.c.e.), who was a disciple of Socrates in Athens and later commanded an army serving the Persians and Spartans, was identified in 1949, when a herm inscribed with his name was discovered in Alexandria (120 A.D., BA Antiquities Museum, inv. 25778).Six Roman copies of this portrait are now known: the Alexandria herm, an incomplete portrait from Pergamon,

Pilaster with Tendrils and Birds
Marble. 5 - 15
Roman Sculptor
Pilaster with Tendrils and Birds
Marble. 5 - 15
Roman Sculptor

In the relief there is a remarkable combination of different types of plants, acanthus tendrils which end in rose flowers and tendrils with lancet-shaped leaves and fruits, emphasize the truly fantastic wealth of nature. It is in keeping with the Ara Pacis, the altar of peace in Rome (10 B. C.), with its references to the abundance, happiness and peace of Augustus’ Golden Age. Pilasters of this ty

Juba II
White marble. Ca. 10
Roman Sculptor
Juba II
White marble. Ca. 10
Roman Sculptor

A member of the Numidian royal family and King of Mauretania, Juba II (52 BC-AD 23) was a cultured and fully romanised client king. Educated in Rome, he married the daughter of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra. Juba was a distinguished scholar, geographer and historian. His idealised portraits always show him as a beardless youth wearing the headband typical of Hellenistic rulers.

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