Cast of a metope from the south side of the Treasury of Athenians, Delphi

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  • Catalogue text

    Delphi Museum, inv. 83, 86a, 86b, 95, and two unnumbered fragments.

    Found in 1893 in fragments reused in modern house above the south-east corner of the treasury.

    These relief-decorated metopes represent the Labours of Herakles (north side) and the Adventures of Theseus (south side). Beardless, nude Theseus at left, with long hair wearing clamys and helmet, fights Antiope, wearing chiton, leather cuirass and helmet.

    In: Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

Further reading

Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

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