Medaillion of Athena bust with Medusa Head, 200–150 B.C., Unknown, courtesy of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs. The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, 17540. Image © Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports /Archaelogical Receipts Fund. Orestis Kourakis

Ancient Bronzes as Art Objects: Roman Collectors and “Corinthian Bronzes”


Museum Lecture Hall

Chris Hallett, professor of Roman art at UC Berkeley, explores how the collecting of ancient bronzes by wealthy Romans impacted the form and use of statuettes known as "Corinthian Bronzes."

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