Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121

Cycladic Figure

Greek, Early Cycladic II, late Spedos variety, ca. 2500 B.C.

The most impressive and memorable type of marble figurines from the Cyclades is the canonical or folded-arm figure, carved according to strict conventions.  This piece has been identified as the work of an artist known as the Goulandris Master.

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Marble

H 13 ½

Museum purchase, William H. Noble Bequest Fund

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Greek and Roman Collection

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Explore the Ancient Art Council: Upcoming Events

PROGRAM

"If you build it, they will come": the construction and care of Nemean hero worship

PROGRAM

Plagues, Pestilence, and Pandemics: Disease in El Hibeh

PROGRAM

Round Table: Ancient Democracy, the Present Moment, and the Future of a Political Ideal

PROGRAM

Rehearsed Reading of Euripides' Bacchae

Thank you for helping us acquire our first Egyptian royal portrait—a carved limestone relief of Ptolemy I Soter

Ancient Art Council supports Antiquities at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the Grave

This exhibition reveals how, before Mount Vesuvius blew up in AD 79 and rocked the Bay of Naples, people in Pompeii and nearby farms and villages were engaged in typical daily activities, many of which revolved around food and drink.

Dates TBD

EXHIBITION