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Plaster Copy of the Laocoön Group

Illustration

Cindy Meijer
by Allard Pierson Museum
published on 01 February 2020
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Plaster copy of the Laocoön group. Allard Pierson, University of Amsterdam, (APM 16.097). The sculpture was shown in this way for four centuries. Laocoön's outstretched arm, the arm of the younger son and parts of the snake are early-modern restorations.

Based on a Roman copy of a Hellenistic original made c. 200 BCE.

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Museum, A. P. (2020, February 01). Plaster Copy of the Laocoön Group. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11787/

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Museum, Allard P. "Plaster Copy of the Laocoön Group." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 01, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11787/.

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