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Pelops Statue

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Pelops was one of the featured characters in the original work adorning the east pediment of the Temple of Zeus in ancient Olympia.

This image depicts a cast of the head of Pelops.  The original statue, made of marble, was made around 460 B.C.  Found in Olympia, the artifact depicted here is maintained by the Olympia Museum.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Theology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (known as FAU), located in the cities of Erlangen and Nuremberg (in Bavaria, Germany). 

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