Collection

Greek and Roman

Statue of Asklepios

Pentelic marble , H 36

Statue of Asklepios

Greek, Hellenistic period, 2nd century B.C.

Asklepios was the Greek god of medicine and patron of physicians. The contrasting directions representing the planes of the body and the strong folds of the drapery produce an elegant spiral twist and convey a sense of movement.

Museum purchase, United Hellenic American Congress and the William H. Noble Bequest Fund

1981.41

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Black-Figure Amphora

Cycladic Figure

Cycladic Figure

Cycladic Figure

Fibula

Figurine of a Dancing Woman

Loop-Handled Cosmetic Tube

Perfume Vessel in the Shape of a Hippalektryon (Horse-Rooster)

Red-Figure Hydria

Red-Figure Pelike

Red-Figure Volute Krater

Season Sarcophagus

Statue of Asklepios

Statuette of a Reclining Banqueter

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