Zeus and Giants (Reduction and Restoration) - Item #12

Zeus and Giants (Reduction and Restoration) - Item #12

by The Giust Gallery $ 340.00

 

13 Inches High x 18 Inches Wide x 3 Inches Deep

A frieze from the Altar of Zeus depicting mighty Zeus, king of the gods, fighting Giants. Zeus is seen hurling a thunderbolt at the serpent legged Prophyrion, the king of the Giants, while two other giants are falling to the ground struck by Zeus. Zeus's mighty eagle is seen at Zeus's left hand.

 

Artist: Unknown

Museum: Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Origin: The Great Alter of the Zeus, Pergamon

Time Period: Greek, 182-165 B.C.E.

1911 Catalog ID # - 8054

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