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Classical Art & Architecture

Classical Art & Architecture

   Title:  Attic Black-Figure Neck Amphora Artist/Maker:  Attributed to Leagros Group (Greek (Attic), active 525 - 500 B.C.) Culture:  Greek (Attic) Place:  Athens, Greece (Place created) Date:  about 510 B.C. Medium:  Terracotta Object Number:  86.AE.82 Dimensions:  41 × 26.5 cm (16 1/8 × 10 7/16 in.)  
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This guide highlights selected Classical art sources and resources both in print and online.      

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Portrait of a Pompeian Woman
Roman mosaic. (124666) Female portrait. Pompeii (VI, 15, 14). Tablinum. 1st century BC
Museo Archaeologico Nazionale, Napoli IT
Image: Creative Commons


Theater of Dionysus, Athens
Shear, Josephine P. "Athenian Imperial Coinage." Hesperia: The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens 5, no. 3 (1936): 285-332, Fig. 28, p. 324.
Top: British Museum Museum No.: RPK,p36L.7.Ath. 
Image: David John with description.

Bottom: Harvard Art Museums 2002.282.2  264-267 CE
Image: Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, David M. Robinson Fund.

Flight from Troy: Aeneas with his father, Anchises, and his son, Ascanius
Top: Attic Black-Figure Neck Amphora Attributed to Leagros Group (Greek (Attic), active 525 - 500 B.C.

J. Paul Getty Museum 86.AE.82
Image: Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program.

Bottom:  Wall painting from the so-called House of Fabius Ululitremulus IX.13.5 Pompeii
See Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità, 1913, p. 144.
Colored copy of a wall painting from the Via d'Abbondanza in Pompeii (first century CE) in
EUR (Rome), Museum of Roman Civilization.  Aeneas (Barbara McManas/Vroma)

Nike adjusting her sandal, known as «Σανδαλίζομἐνη» Νίκη (the Sandalbinder)
Marble relief from the south parapet of the Athena Nike bastion. Circa 410 BC.
Acropolis Museum, Athens, Inv. No. Acr. 973.
Image: Enlarged photograph from the Acropolis Museum website - (


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