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pediment on the siphnian treasury
525 BC
pediment on the siphnian treasury
herakles trying to steal the golden tripod
pediment on the siphnian treasury
apollo is central and appears to be putting in little effort
pediment on the siphnian treasury
herakles has a wide stance and heroic thighs showing his struggle
pediment on the siphnian treasury
horses and kneeling figures used to fill space on the rest of pediment
east pediment from the temple of zeus
460 Bc
east pediment from the temple of zeus
pelops and oinomaus
east pediment from the temple of zeus
zeus in the centre representing justice
east pediment from the temple of zeus
pelops on left, oinomaus on right
east pediment from the temple of zeus
streope and hippodaimeia either side both anxious shown by their stance
east pediment from the temple of zeus
symmetry of chariots and river gods
east pediment from the temple of zeus
on right is slave boy picking his toes
east pediment from the temple of zeus
blind seer 'sees' the outcome
east pediment from the temple of zeus
no narrative, represents internal emotion
east pediment from the temple of zeus
wonderful drapery
west pediment from the temple of zeus
460 BC
west pediment from the temple of zeus
centaurs and the lapiths
west pediment from the temple of zeus
apollo central with left arm outstretched, here his face is the epitome of severe style
west pediment from the temple of zeus
symmetry in placing of centaurs, who fill space and break up arms/legs/drapery
west pediment from the temple of zeus
faces of centaurs show irrational emotion
west pediment from the temple of zeus
apollo has divine proportions
west pediment from the temple of zeus
overall very detailed with impressive drapery
west pediment from the temple of aphaia
490 BC
west pediment from the temple of aphaia
shows the more famous second trojan war
west pediment from the temple of aphaia
athene is in the centre the battle moves outwards from her
west pediment from the temple of aphaia
ajax is naked, has heroic thighs and is mirrored by a trojan hero on the other side
west pediment from the temple of aphaia
people meant to be tuecer and paris also mirror eachother
west pediment from the temple of aphaia
two men are lying in symmetrical places
west pediment from the temple of aphaia
crouching and lying figures as the pediment narrows
east pediment from the temple of aphaia
480 BC
east pediment from the temple of aphaia
shows the first trojan war, herakles vs laomedon
east pediment from the temple of aphaia
central athene, battle moves in towards her
east pediment from the temple of aphaia
herakles and telamon on either side of athene mirror eachother
east pediment from the temple of aphaia
movement shown by stance, open legs, leaning and falling
pediment from the temple of artemis at corfu
580 BC
pediment from the temple of artemis at corfu
cthonic, apotropaic, knielauf medusa
pediment from the temple of artemis at corfu
wearing snake girdle, a symbol of fertility and winged shoes which is not narrative
pediment from the temple of artemis at corfu
pegasus and chrysaos are either side
pediment from the temple of artemis at corfu
apotropaic panthers with assyrian patterning
pediment from the temple of artemis at corfu
bad unity of scale as there is a tiny zeus and tiny priam
pediment from the temple of artemis at corfu
no chronology
east pediment from the parthenon
437 BC
east pediment from the parthenon
birth of athene
east pediment from the parthenon
chariot of helios rises in eats and goes down in the west
east pediment from the parthenon
many gods present, many seated
east pediment from the parthenon
high classical drapery that forms the body
west pediment from the parthenon
437 BC
west pediment from the parthenon
athene and poseidons contest
west pediment from the parthenon
v in centre made my athene and poseidon
west pediment from the parthenon
their chariots are either side
west pediment from the parthenon
personificatons of the attic rivers either end
west pediment from the parthenon
figures carved in the round