Incredible Statue: "The #bronze #Boxer of Quirinal, also known as the Terme Boxer, is a Hellenistic Greek sculpture dated around 330 B.C. of a sitting boxer with Caestus, a type of leather hand-wrap, in the collection of the National Museum of #Rome" More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxer_of_Quirinal

So-called “Thermae boxer”: athlete resting after a boxing match. Bronze, Greek artwork of the Hellenistic era, centuries BC (the boulder is modern and replicates the ancient one). From the Thermae of Constantine. (was lucky enough to see this in Rome.

Bell idol. Terracotta figurine, 7th century BC (Late Geometric period) http://www.pinterest.com/elenischool/our-heritage-greece-throughout-the-ages/

Bell idol terracotta figurine dates by Theban workshop of the Oinochoe Group, the Late Geometric period, Cent.

Terracotta statuette of an actor. Period: Late Classical. Date: late 5th–early 4th century B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic

Terracotta statuette of an actor Period: Late Classical Date: late century B. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Terracottas Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913 Accession Number:

Sculpture of Lapiths and Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. This is one of the most dramatic compositions of the Metopes with the Lapith preparing to make a final strike and the cloak of the Centaur fanning out.  | © Paul Randall Williams 2012.

Sculpture of Lapiths and Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on…

Sculpture of Lapiths and Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVIII. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London.| © Paul Randall Williams 2012.

Sculpture of Lapiths and Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens no XXVIII. Also known as the Elgin marbles.

The relatively small (75 cm high) limestone Cretan sculpture called the Lady of Auxerre, (or Kore of Auxerre), at the Louvre Museum in Paris depicts an archaic Greek goddess of c. 650 - 625 BC. It is a Kore ("maiden"), perhaps a votary rather than the maiden Goddess Persephone herself.

The Archaic Greek Lady of Auxerre, a female statuette in the Daedalic style. Limestone with incised decoration, formerly painted, ca. BC, likely made in Crete. Courtesy & currently located at.

Nike adjusting her sandal, from the south side of the parapet of the Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, ca. 410 B.C. Marble, approx. 3’ 6” high. | Acropolis Museum, Athens.

marble of Nike, so called Nike with her Sandal" - made for Athena Nike temple about circa BCE, at the Acropolis, Athens

Sculpture of Lapiths and Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. South Metope no II. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Lapith holds a Centaur by the throat. The diagnal of the Lapiths body across the Centaur is often used in Greek Classical art to depict strife.| © Paul Randall Williams 2012.

Sculpture of Lapiths and Centaurs battling from the Metope of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. South Metope no II. Also known as the Elgin marbles. British Museum London. The Lapith holds a Centaur by the throat. The diagnal of the Lapiths body across the Centaur is often used in Greek Classical art to depict strife.| © Paul Randall Williams 2012.

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Oedipus and the Sphinx, Red detail from a, Attic red-figure stamnos by the Menelaus Painter, ca.

Lanceur de Javelot - 3ème quart du VIème siècle avant JC - provenance Sanctuaire d'Apollon - Laconie (région Sparte) - Le Louvre Paris

Bronze, Laconian style, third quarter of the century BC. From the shrine of Apollo Hyperteleatas at Phoiniki, Laconia.

Rhodes: Les fouilles révèlent que dès l'âge du bronze l'île, très éloignée d'Athènes, rayonnait entre Orient et Occident.

Rhodes, des trésors colossaux au Louvre

Seven gold plaques showing Artemis as ‘Mistress of Animals’ Greek, Orientalizing period, about BC From Rhodes, Aegean Sea These seven gold plaques were designed to be strung together and worn.

Loutrophore protoattique | Musée du Louvre | Paris

Loutrophore protoattique | Musée du Louvre | Paris

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