University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Eleni Karapanayiotis

Nemesis

By: Alfred Friendly and Eleni Karapanayiotis

A remarkable piece of archaeological detec­tive work—in effect the solving of a three-dimen­sional jigsaw puzzle—has “recovered” one of the few Greek cult statues extant, and of these it is one of the earliest. It is the heroic-size marble figure of Nemesis sculpted by Pheidias’ favorite pupil, Agorakritos of Paros, at her shrine at Rhamnous, near […]