South Metopes of the Parthenon

Drawing of metopes

John Boardman, Greek Sculpture Classical Period, fig.90 (Marion Cox)

Most show the fight between Centaur and Lapiths at the wedding feast of Peirithoos, with duels or Centaurs carrying off women. The central metopes, known mainly from drawings, have different themes.

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