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Pedimental sculptures and metopes from the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, Greece. Classical Greek, begun after 470 BC and finished by 456 BC.
West pediment with fight between Lapiths and Centaurs (Centauromachy) at the wedding of Peirithoos.
Olympia Museum, inv. L 80.
Found in 1876-1884, scattered to the west of the temple and built into a later structure; the head found in 1877, 28 m to the west of the temple.
Head of beardless youth, from the same figure (M), with long hair rolled above the forehead and at the neck under a narrow fillet visible above the ears. From the right side(?) of the west pediment.
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)
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)