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This page features examples of sculptures that are said to define the Hellenistic period. Explore the contents of each to learn what makes each piece unique.
Laocoön and His Sons
Laocoön's Body and the Aesthetics of Pain by
Call Number: 700.1 R418L
Publication Date: 1992-11-01
This book offers a deep analysis of the Laocoön & Sons sculpture in regards to it's aesthetics and cultural context.
Winged Victory of Samothrace
The Winged Victory of Samothrace by
Call Number: 733.3 W7668
Publication Date: 2016-07-01
This book explores the interpretation of the Winged Victory of Samothrace piece and techniques that could've been used to create it. It also discusses various restoration efforts to know what the original was like.
The Great Pergamon Altar
Antiquity on Display by
Call Number: 930.1 B498a
Publication Date: 2012-09-29
This volume explores the architectural display choices at Berlin's Pergamon Museum and whether those choices offer an appropriate context for those objects. The Great Altar of Pergamon is featured in this book.