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Relief from Smyrna, with a gorgoneion

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Upper left: Gorgoneion from Smyrna; Upper right: relief showing six tragic...

Collection: Athens, National Archaeological Museum
Title: Gorgoneion from Smyrna
Context: From Smyrna (Izmir)
Findspot: Found at Smyrna (modern Izmir)
Summary: Architectural block with Gorgoneion
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Architectural
Category: Separated fragments
Placement: Other relief sculpture
Style: Late Hellenistic
Technique: Medium relief
Original or Copy: Original
Date: ca. 100 BC - ca. 31 BC
Dimensions: H. 0.28 m; W. 0.30 m; Th. 0.08 m; Th. (incl. boss) 0.12 m
Scale: Life-size
Region: Ionia
Period: Late Hellenistic

Condition: Nearly complete

Material Description: "Pentelic," according to Svoronos

Sources Used: Svoronos 1903-12, 242, pl. 43