Monday 20 March 2017

A Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum

Part VI of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum, published in 1830 (with an introduction by Charles Cockerell) deals with the Parthenon pediments.

Part VII, published in 1835, is devoted to the Parthenon metopes and Part VIII, published in 1839, the Parthenon frieze. Both books can be found in ebook form on Google books.

Frontispiece of Ancient Marbles Part VI by C.R.Cockerell

Engraving of South Metope 31 in Ancient Marbles Part VII

Engraving of frieze panel in Ancient Marbles Part VIII (N42.115-117 & N.43.118-121)