Bust of Parmenides
Bust of the philosopher Parmenides of Elea.
Carving Marble with Traditional Tools
Prior to the use of power tools, the same basic implements were used for stone carving for hundreds of years. Many...
Caryatids of the 5th century BCE Erechtheion on the Athenian Acropolis.
Caryatid & Ionic Column, Erechtheion, 421-407 B.C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=X872rmThCF8 Caryatid (South Porch) and Ionic Column (North Porch...
Centaur & Lapith Metope, Parthenon
A metope depicting a centaur battling a Lapith, from the Parthenon, 5th century BCE. (British Museum, London)
Charioteer of Delphi
Bronze victory charioteer in the severe style (480-460 BCE), part of a larger composition of a four horse chariot. Delphi Archaeological...
Charioteer of Delphi, c. 478-474 B.C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=A-Q79HlORtM Charioteer of Delphi, c. 478-474 B.C.E., bronze (lost...
Cleobis & Biton
Two high archaic kouroi, inscribed as Cleobis and Biton. c.580 BCE. These kouroi are over-life-size, standing at 6.5m...
Cleobis and Biton
Two over-life-size Archaic kouroi (6.5 ft) are housed at the Delphi Museum, and date to c. 580 BCE. Their names (Cleobis...
A brief explanation of the term "contrapposto" comparing two ancient Greek sculptures: the New York Kouros and a copy Doryphoros...