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Amazon on Horseback from Epidauros

From the west pediment of the Temple of Asklepios at Epidauros. Though small, the temple had elaborately decorated pediments featuring scenes of Amazons fighting Greeks and the sack of Troy

Number: 
223
Material: 
Marble
Location of Original: 

Athens National Museum 136

Size: 
0.80m
References: 

Lippold: Griechische Plastik, 220
Richter: Sculpture & Sculptors of the Greeks (1950), 276, fig.716
Picard: Archéologie Grècque; Sculpture III (1948), 346, fig.121
Lawrence: Classical Sculpture (1928), 240, pl. 76b
Papaspiridi: Guide du Musée Nationale d’Athènes (1927), 60
Tomlinson: Epidauros, 59

Date: 
380-370 BCE
Sculptor: 
Timotheos (?)
Provenance: 

Excavated from the site between 1882 and 1884

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