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Tag Archives: Sculpture
Portrait of Memnon: Greek, c. 170 AD Memnon was the pupil, protégé, and adopted son of Herodes Atticus, a Greek aristocrat and sophist who served as a senator of the Roman Empire. He was named after the mythological Ethiopian king … Continue reading
Klatle-bhi (Kwakwaka’wakw/Squamish): The Guardian; I had to guess on the date.
This silver-gilt mouthpiece comes from Cyprus and dates from the late 5th or 6th century BC. It would have been placed on the the mouth of a dead body as part of the burial process.
Laurie Simmons: Walking House (1989)
Jim Charlie (Squamish): Eagle Panel (c. 2018)
Galatea, daughter of Eurytius, who was son of Sparton, married at Phaestus in Crete Pandion’s son, Lamprus, a man of good family but without means. When Galatea became pregnant, Lamprus prayed to have a son and said plainly to his … Continue reading
Boris Ignatovich: At the Hermitage, 1930