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Ancient bronze statue: Charioteer from Delphi (Athens, Greece) - Georges Daux, S. and J-Y. Cousteau, mid-1950s

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: France
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Athens, Greece
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Jacques Cousteau and his wife Simone, with Prof. Georges Daux (director of the French Archaeological School at Athens), and another woman, looking at the upper bust of the fifth century B.C.E. bronze statue of the Charioteer from Delphi (recovered from a shipwreck site), lying on a wooden box. Other artifacts are visible in the background. (CC)


HEE-SC-00207

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thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
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1903-1990
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