Preparing a Block of Marble to form a Kouros Sculpture. A Grid of Lines was drawn and the Figure projected. A method that was applied for some early Kouros sculptures. Diagram from S. Woodford, An Introduction to Greek Art, Cornell University Press, 1986.
A bearded man (probably the archon basileus) receives a folded cloth (probably the sacred peplos of Athena) from a child (probably a boy). Block V (fig. 34-35) from the East frieze of the Parthenon, ca. 447–433 BC.
Athena holding a spear (now missing) watches the procession of the Great Panathenaia; next to here, the lame god Hephaistos leans on a crutch. Block V (fig. 36-37) from the East frieze of the Parthenon, ca. 447–433 BC.
Girls walking in single line; the first one on the left carries a thymiaterion (incense burner), the others oinochoai (jugs) or phiales (bowls) for libations. Block VIII (fig. 57-61) from the south frieze of the Parthenon, ca. 447–433 BC.
The Hermes from Atalante, in the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. This 2nd century BC statue represents a deceased youth in heroic nudity, after an original dating from the 4th century AD and inspired by the lysippean style.
Portrait of a poet, best known as "pseudo-Seneca": the bust was identified for a very long time with the Roman philosopher Seneca. It was acknowledge as spurrious after the discovery of an inscripted portrait bearing Seneca's name (1813). Marble, Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Hellenistic original. Found in a river near Auch (France).
Sleeping Hermaphroditus. Greek marble, Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Hellenistic original of the 2nd century BC, restored in 1619 by David Larique; mattress: Carrara marble, made by Gianlorenzo Bernini in 1619 on Cardinal Borghese's request.
Drunken Dionysos and satyr. Marble, Roman copy from the 2nd century CE after an Hellenistic original. Marble; original elements: heads, torsos and thighs of Dionysos and satyr, right arm of Dionysos; restored elements: legs of Dionysos and satyr, arms of the satyr.