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Lapith youth from west pediment, Temple of Zeus at Olympia

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Model of a Lapith youth struggling with a centaur who is attacking a girl from the Western pediment of the Temple of Zeus at Olympia. Found in two pieces. (September 12, 2002)

Provenance

1883: purchased of the Koniglische Museen, Berlin, through Prof. W. R. Ware for the MFA; purchased by the MFA, February 1884, for $ 63.25 (this is the total price for MFA 84.412.1-84.413.13)

Credit Line

General Funds

Dimensions

17.1 x 45.1 x 7.6 cm (6 3/4 x 17 3/4 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

84.413.3

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions