A conversation with Dr. Steven Zucker & Dr. Beth Harris
In classical architecture, the Orders consist of variations of an assembly of parts made up of a column (usually with a base), a capital, and an entablature. These structural units ...
In ancient Greece, the phrase "to make pottery" meant to work hard. While all Greek pottery was made by similar methods, the techniques of Athens are especially well understood. Discover how the typical Athenian potter prepared clay, threw ...
Polykleitos, Doryphoros (Spear-Bearer), Early Classical Period, Roman marble copy after a Greek bronze original from c. 450-440 B.C.E. (Museo Archaeologico Nazionale, Naples). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker
Phidias(?), Parthenon Frieze, c. 438-32 B.C.E., pentelic marble, Classical Period (420 linear feet of the 525 that complete the frieze are in the British Museum).
Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker
Phidias (?), "Plaque of the Ergastines," 445 - 438 B.C.E., Pentelic marble (Attica), 0.96 x 2.07 m, fragment from the frieze on the east side of the Parthenon (Musée du Louvre, Paris)
Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker
Nike Adjusting Her Sandal, from the south side of the parapet of the Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, c. 410 B.C.E., marble, 3' 6" high (Acropolis Museum, Athens)
Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker & Dr. Beth Harris
Nike (Winged Victory) of Samothrace, Lartos marble (ship) and Parian marble (figure), c. 190 B.C.E. 3.28m high, Hellenistic Period (Musée du Louvre, Paris). The sculpture was unearthed in 1863 after its discovery under the direction of ...