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S2.1 POSEIDON "OF ARTEMISIUM"

Museum Collection: National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece
Archive Number: Athens 15161
Title: "Poseidon of Artemisium" or "Zeus of Artemisium"
Class: Free-standing statue 
Material: Bronze
Height: 2.09 metres
Context: Found in sea iff CapeArtemisium
Original / Copy: Original Greek possibly by Kalamis.
Style: Early Classical
Date: ca 460 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Poseidon is poised casting his trident (missing). The statue is sometimes identified as a representation of Zeus.

ARTICLES

Poseidon

 
 
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