Ruler with a Replica of the Sculptures from the North Side of the Parthenon Frieze, Modeled by John Henning, Ilsenburg, cast iron

Ruler with a Replica of the Sculptures from the North Side of the Parthenon Frieze

Modeled by John Henning, Ilsenburg

Mid 19th century

The scene on this plaque is a detail of the Parthenon frieze (447 to 432 B.C.), the north side showing a procession to the temple at the Panathenaic festival, which was held every fourth year in homage to the goddess Athena, and was celebrated with contests, sacrifices, and with the presentation of the folded peplos to the goddess’s statue.

  • Titles Ruler with a Replica of the Sculptures from the North Side of the Parthenon Frieze (Descriptive)
  • Artist Ilsenburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
  • Medium cast iron
  • Dimensions 2 1/4 x 18 3/4 in., 556.6g (5.7 x 47.6 cm, 0.6 kg)
  • Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice Garbáty, 1962.96
  • Work Type plaque
  • Classification Plaques