Item PC/016H - Plaster cast of Parthenon Frieze

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Plaster cast of Parthenon Frieze


  • 19th century (Creation)

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Original: Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and Revett in the second volume of their Antiquities of Athens, 1787.

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Listed in 1964/5 inventory as located in the museum and passage ways of the Mackintosh Building (GSAA/GOV/7/5). Listed in first inventory of casts (GSAA/GOV/7/1) as of the Greek style, attributed to Phidias and purchased from Brucciani.

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Dimensions: H(A): 900 x 1010 x80 mm; H(B): 1050 x 1000 x 90 mm.

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