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5.16: Parthenon Metopes

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  • Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker provide a description, historical perspective, and analysis of Battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs from the Parthenon.


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    Battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs, Parthenon Metopes, south flank, marble, c. 440 BCE, Classical Period (British Museum, London).

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