akropolis

The Olive-tree pediment

Athens, Akropolis Museum 52

Findspot: 'Found in 1888 on the Akropolis, opposite the east front of the Parthenon'.

Painted limestone

H. 0.80 m

Bibliography

Hurwit, Jeffrey M. 1999. The Athenian acropolis: history, mythology, and archaeology from the Neolithic era to the present (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 114, fig. 87 ('c. 550').

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1968. Korai: archaic Greek maidens. A study of the development of the Kore type in Greek sculpture (London: Phaidon Press) 41, figs. 151-154, no. 44 ('about 580-570').

This page was created by David Gill on 30 January 2002.
Photograph © David Gill, 2001