Sculpture - 1952-1967: Pt. 1

Sculpture - 1952-1967: Pt. 1

Hardback Isthmia

By (author) Mary C. Sturgeon

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  • Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • Format: Hardback | 223 pages
  • Dimensions: 235mm x 324mm x 32mm | 1,452g
  • Publication date: 1 May 1988
  • Publication City/Country: Princeton
  • ISBN 10: 0876619340
  • ISBN 13: 9780876619346

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This volume presents sculptural finds made by the University of Chicago at Isthmia during their excavations from 1952 to 1967. Sculpture found by the UCLA team in excavations from 1967 onwards are published elsewhere (Isthmia VI). The finds range in date from the seventh century B.C. to third century A.D. but are mostly fragmentary objects of Roman date. The two most important works are the Archaic perirrhanterion (a large shallow bowl) from the sanctuary of Palaimon, and a cult statue group of Amphitrite and Poseidon on a base decorated with reliefs depicting the Calydonian board hunt and the slaughter of the Niobids.

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