Cast of head of Amazon from the west pediment of the Temple of Asklepios, Epidauros

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    Sculpture from the Temple of Asklepios at Epidauros, Greece. The
    building accounts (IG 42, 102) show that the sculptures of one pediment were by Hektoridas, those of the other by a sculptor whose name is lost, and the acroteria on one side of the temple by Theo[dotos?], those on the other by Timotheos. Here a head from small figure of Amazon (XI) with long hair arranged in pleats encircling head and fragment of hand of opponent. From the west pediment of the 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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