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Artemision Zeus/Poseidon statue replica (New York, NY) - 1955
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1955
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: New York, NY
Measurements: 2" x 2"
Bob Edgerton and his mother Esther Edgerton standing next to the replica of the ancient bronze statue of Zeus (or Poseidon) from a shipwreck discovered in 1928 at Cape Artemision, Greece; statue replica here is displayed at the United Nations Building in New York City, NY. (CC)