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Photograph of a large stone carving occupies the center of the image. Above is rough-cut stone, indicating that the carving is part of a larger stone setting; below is a recess and darkness, indicating that the carving acts as a kind of decorative lintel above a cave entrance. The carving itself consists of eight square zones (or metopes) and within each is a decorative pattern of radial symmetry (circles) or vegetative imagery. The frieze is located above the entrance to the Apostles' Retreat, Valley of Hinnom in Jerusalem.
Auguste Salzmann (French (culture or style))
Details of the Entrance Frieze of the Apostles' Retreat, Valley of Hinnom, Jerusalem
1854 – 1856
Museum purchase made possible by the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2014
A black and white etching depicting several Etruscan friezes.
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian (culture or style))
Study of Fragments of Etruscan Friezes at Corneto from Trattato della introduzione e del progresso delle belle arti in Europa ne’ tempi antichi
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
A red crayon drawing of a man contemplating antique ruins.
Hubert Robert (French (culture or style))
Scene with Antique Ruins
1754 – 1808
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
Black and white print using Ben Day dots to depict a part of the facade of a temple.
Roy Lichtenstein (American (North American))
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. J. Robert Willson
This photograph depicts a view of an old building with three floors of tall, grated windows, a frieze near its roof, topped with three statues. A street runs down the side of the building where there is a church with scaffolding on it.
William Henry Fox Talbot (British (modern))
Part of Queen's College, Oxford
1843 – 1846
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art