Louvre Atlanta: The Louvre and the Ancient World, High Museum of Art, Atlanta
October 16, 2007 – September 7, 2008

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Beaker from Susa, Southern Iran, Susa Culture, ca. 3500 BC:
SusaBeaker
Louvre Sb 3173

Quartzite head of King Sesostris III, Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, ca. 1862-1843 BC:
SesostrisHead
Louvre E 25370

Limestone kore with bird from Klazomenai, Turkey, ca. 530-520 BC:
KoreKlazomenai
Louvre Ma 3303

Attic black-figure amphora from Vulci by Exekias,
showing Heracles and triple-bodied Geryon on front
and departure of a warrior on back,
ca. 550-540 BC:
ExekiasGeryon
Louvre F 53, front side

Attic red-figure amphora from Vulci by Myson, showing Kroisos on funeral pyre on front
and abduction of Antiope by Theseus and Peirithoos on back, ca. 500-490 BC:
KroisosAmphora
Louvre G 197, front side

Bronze Mercury with traces of wings in his hair,
possibly a Roman adaptation from 0-50 AD
of Polykleitos' Discophoros:
PolykleitosStatuette
Louvre Br 183

Hadrian's boy friend Antinous as Dionysos, ca. 130 AD:
AntinousDionysos
Louvre Ma 238

Marble portrait of Roman Emperor Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD:
LuciusVerus
Louvre Ma 1101