Greek art

From years of wear and tear, this 320 b.c. bust has lost its nose. Belonging to an Athenian grave monument, this statuette is based of the classical idealized depiction of a greek male. Walters art museum.
Depicted on this greek piece of jewelry is a lion stretching out and nursing her cub. The greek's did not realize the fact that only male lions have manes. This style of engraving began to arise in the mid-500 bcs.
This particular statue of a man reclining on a sofa is made of a local highly bituminous limestone called "stinking limestone". This type of urn was popular in the middle of the fifth century bc. Now resides in the Atles Museum in Berlin.
This terracotta-made statue of a horse at one point had the figure of a man riding atop. This is a reference to the epic, "The Odyssey" by Homer. This type of reference and art was especially prominent in the 500s bc.It now resides in The J. Paul Getty Museum.
This snake-legged giant was fashioned out of bronze in around 180-220 bc. In greek mythology it was believed that the gods sent giant serpents down upon giants. This style became prominent in persia in 100 bc. Now resides in the J Paul Getty Museum.
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