Plan of the Palace of Knossos, Minoan, Crete, c. 1700-1400 BCE


Snake Goddess, from the palace of Knossos, c. 1600 BCE

Plan of the Citadel at Tiryns, c. 1400-1200 BCE


The Lion Gate, Mycenae, c. 1300-1250 BCE.

Dipylon Krater, c. 750 BCE


First Temple of Hera on Samos (Hekatompedon), mid 8th c. BCE

Eleusis Amphora, c. 675 BCE.


Griffin Protome, c. 650 BCE

"Metropolitan" Kouros, c. 600 BCE

(Early Archaic)

Ranofer, Egyptian, Old Kingdom, c. 2500 BCE

"Basilica" or first temple of Hera at Paestum, c. 550 BCE.

Kroisos or the Anavysos Kouros, c. 530 BCE.

(Late Archaic)

Kritios Boy, c. 480 BCE (contrapposto)

(Early Classical)

Copy of Polykleitos, Doryphoros (Spear Bearer), c. 450-440 BCE.

Parthenon, 447-432 BCE


Copy of the Chryselephantine statue of the Athena Parthenos.

Praxiteles, Hermes with the Infant Dionysos, c. 340 BCE

(Late Classical)

Copy of Lysippos, Apoxyomenos, c. 330 BCE

Copy of the Aphrodite of Knidos by Praxiteles, c. 350-340 BCE.

Aphrodite of Melos (Venus de Milo), c. 175 BCE


Arringatore (The Orator, Aulus Metellus), early 1st c BCE

(Roman Republican)

Temple of F[P]ortuna Virilis, c. 75 BCE.

Augustus of Primaporta, 20 BCE-14 CE.

(Augustan Classicism)


Ara Pacis, 13-9 BCE

Exterior of the Pantheon, 118-125 CE.

Interior of the Pantheon, 118-125 CE

Map of the Greek World.


Johann Zoffany, Tribuna of the Uffizi, 1772-78.

Johann Zoffany, Charles Townley and Friends in his Park Street Gallery, 1781-83.

Thomas Jefferson, Rotunda of the University of Virginia.

Supreme Court Building.

Ad for 1993 The Greek Miracle show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.