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Artemision Zeus/Poseidon statue (Athens, Greece) - 1955

Major collection: Science & Technology
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: Athens, Greece
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Life-size ancient bronze statue of Zeus (or Poseidon) retrieved from a shipwreck, discovered in 1928 at Cape Artemision, on display at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece. (mid-fifth century BCE) (CC)


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thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor
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