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This grave stele marks the tomb of a young man named Mnasitheos. His likeness is depicted in a high relief on the stone unclothed and in profile facing left. He stands on a predella with legs separated as if walking forward. With his right hand, he…

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Called either the Temple of Apollo Pythios or the Altar of the Chians, this altar was erected by the people of the island of Chios during the 5th century. This was likely done in honor of their role in the Persian War and Ionian Revolt. It would have…

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At 0.12 m in height (4.48 inches), this wide-brimmed cup with two low placed handles is fired using the black figure technique. There are two figures on the front. The figures, although not labeled, can be identified as Herakles and Athena thanks to…

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This fragment of Attic pottery dates back to the 6th-century workshop of Sophilos, who is one of the oldest Attic potters we can still call by name thanks to the artist signatures he wrote on his works. This reconstructed rim depicts a scene from the…
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