Temple of Aphaia, Aegina
c. 500 BCE. View from the east. Column height about 17' (5.18 m).
From the left corner of the east pediment of the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina. c. 490-480 BCE. Marble, length 6' (1.83 m). Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek, Munich.
Attica. c. 600 BCE. Marble, height 6' (1.84 m). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Fletcher Fund, 1932.
Acropolis, Athens. c. 530 BCE. Marble, height 4' (1.21 m). Acropolis Museum, Athens.
Achilles and Ajax Playing a Game
Exekias. c. 540-530 BCE. Black-figure decoration on an amphora. Ceramic, height of amphora 2' (61 cm). Vatican Museums, Rome.
Found in the sea off Riace, Italy. c. 460-450 BCE. Bronze with bone and glass eyes, silver teeth, and copper lips and nipples, height 6'9" (2.05 m). National Archeological Museum, Reggio Calabria, Italy.
Doryphoros (Spear Bearer)
Polykleitos. Roman copy after a bronze original of c. 440 BCE. Marble, approx. 7 feet high.
The Parthenon, Acropolis
Kallikrates and Iktinos. The Temple of Athena Parthenos, Acropolis, Athens, Greece. 447-432 BCE. Photograph: view from the northwest. Pantellic marble.
Detail of the Procession, from the Ionic frieze on the north side of the Parthenon. c. 447-432 BCE. Marble, height 41 3/4 (106 cm). British Museum, London.
Marshals and Young Women
Detail of the procession, from the Ionic frieze on the east side of the parthenon. c. 447-432 BCE. Marble, height 3'6" (1.08 m). Musee du Louvre, Paris.
Acropolis, Athens. 421-406 BCE. View from the east. Porch of the Maidens at left; the north porch can be seen through the columns of the east wall.
Grave Stele of Ktesilaos and Theano
c. 400 BCE. Marble, height 36 5/8" (93 cm). National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
Aphrodite of Knidos
Praxiteles. Composite of two Roman copies after the original marble of c. 350 BCE. Marble, height 6'8" (2.04 m). Vatican Museum, Museo Pio Clementino, Gabinetto delle Maschere, Rome.
Man Scraping Himself (Apoxyomenos)
Lysippos. Roman copy after the original bronze of c. 350-325 BCE. Marble, height 6'9" (2.06 m). Vatican Museums, Museo Pio Clementino, Gabinetto dell'Apoxyomenos, Rome.
The Weary Herakles (Farnese Hercules)
Lysippos. A Roman copy by Glykon of the 4th-century BCE bronze original. Marble, height 10'6" (3.17 m). National Archeological Museum, Naples.
Alexander the Great Confronts Darius III at the Battle of Issos
Floor mosaic, Pompeii, Italy. 1st-century CE Roman copy of a Greek wall painting of c. 310 BCE, perhaps by Philoxenos of Eretria or Helen of Egypt. Entire panel 8'10" x 17' (2.7 x 5.2 m). National Archaeological Museum, Naples.
Dying Gallic Trumpeter
Epigonos (?). Roman copy after the original bronze of c. 220 BCE. Marble, height 36 1/2" (93 cm). Capitoline Museum, Rome.
Reconstructed West Front of the Altar from Pergamon (in modern Turkey)
c. 175-150 BCE. Marble, height of figure 7'7" (2.3 m). Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Pergamonmuseum, Preussischer Kultur Besitz, Berlin.
Athena Attacking the Giants
Detail of the frieze from the east front of the altar from Pergamon, c. 175-150 BCE. Marble, frieze height 7'7" (2.3 m). Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Pergamonmuseum, Preussischer Kultur Besitz, Berlin.
Laocoon and his Sons
Hagesandros, Polydoros, and Athenodoros of Rhodes. Probably the original of 1st century BCE or a Roman copy of the 1st century CE. Marble, height 8' (2.44 m). Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio Clementino, Cortile Ottagono, Rome.
Nike (Victory) of Samothrace
Sanctuary of the Great Gods, Samothrace. c. 180 BCE (?). Marble, height 8'1" (2.45 m). Musee du Louvre, Paris.
Lauriya Nandangarh, Bihar, India. Maurya period, c. 246 BCE.
Female Figure Holding a Fly-Whisk
From Didarganj, Patna, Bihar, India. Probably Maurya period, c. 250 BCE. Polished sandstone, height 5'4 1/4" (1.63 m). Patna Museum, Patna.
From Ashokan pillar at Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India. Maurya period, c. 250 BCE. Polished sandstone, height 7' (2.13 m). Archaeological Museum, Sarnath.
Great Stupa, Sanchi
Madhya Pradesh, India. Founded 3rd century BCE, enlarged c. 150-50 BCE.