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Olympia, Greece

Accession Number
2012/2.65

Title
Olympia, Greece

Artist(s)
Marilyn Bridges

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
2004

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)

Subject matter
Marilyn Bridges describes the markings and monuments that she photographs from above as “the messages of humankind.” As a pilot and photographer, she documents contemporary landscapes connected to ancient times, which addresses the human relationship to the earth and environment.  This photograph depicts the ancient ruins of Olympia in Greece. This site, which hosted the original Olympic games, consists of athletic training grounds, a stadium, and temples dedicated to Hera and Zeus.

Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aerial view of ancient ruins.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Ancient Greek (culture or style)
aerial photography
ruins
stadiums
temples (institutions)

3 Related Resources

Greek Cultural Influence
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
Nature in Photography
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Ruins
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)

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