Cast of victory stele, from Sounion

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Details

  • Title

    Cast of victory stele, from Sounion

  • Associated place

    Greece (Temple of Athena at Sounion) (find spot of original)
  • Date

    early 20th century
  • Material and technique

    plaster

  • Material index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    62 x 50 cm estimated (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1922.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 14 | Cast Gallery
  • Museum department

    Cast Gallery

  • Accession no.

    CG.D.41

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  • Catalogue text

    Fragment of votive stele with relief of naked youth wearing scull cap
    over long hair. He crowns himself with a victory crown, originally
    added in metal(?), and attached to a series of holes above the left ear
    and temple.

    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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