cast, pediment, sculpture

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  • Catalogue text

    Pedimental sculptures and metopes from the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, Greece. Classical Greek, begun after 470 BC and finished by 456 BC.

    East pediment with Oinomaos and Pelops before chariot-race.

    Olympia Museum, inv. L 62.

    Found in 1876 built into a later structure 25 m to the east of the temple.

    Fragmentary head from figure of a seer (L), from the left side of the east pediment.

    Fragments of most of the body of the statue are preserved in Olympia.

    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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