Cast Gallery catalogue number: A086g

Cast No. A086g

A man, probably the Archon Basileus, receives the sacred peplos from a small girl (an arrhephoros). A woman, probably the priestess of Athena, stands to the side.

  • Plaster cast: Height: 1.02m.
  • Copy of part of a marble frieze.
  • The frieze:
    • is from the east end of the Parthenon.
    • was made about 440 BC.

    This part of the frieze was brought to London in the early 1800s and is now in London, British Museum.

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