Category:Chimera of Arezzo

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Title Chimera of Arezzo
Object type Statue
Description
Etruscan bronze statue depicting the legendary monster. It was originally part of a group with Bellerophon and Pegasus. On the right leg is engraved the dedicatory inscription to Tinia.
Date circa 400 BC
Medium lost-wax casting / bronze
Dimensions Length: 129 cm (50.8 in). Height: 78.5 cm (30.9 in).
National Archaeological Museum (Florence) Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q637237
Palazzo della crocetta, museo archeologico.JPG
Native name Museo archeologico nazionale di Firenze
Location Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Coordinates 43° 46′ 34.46″ N, 11° 15′ 44.16″ E Link to OpenStreetMap  Link to Google Maps
Established
Website www.archeotoscana.beniculturali.it
Authority control
Piano I, Sala XIV.
Accession number 1
Object history
  • : discovered by — (Arezzo)
  • 1553: Palazzo Vecchio (Florence)
  • 1718: Galleria degli Uffizi (Florence)
  • 1879: Palazzo della Crocetta (Museo archeologico, Florence)
References
  • J. Paul Getty Museum (July 16, 2009–February 8, 2010). The Chimaera of Arezzo. The Getty. Retrieved on 2013-10-24.
  • Ministero per i beni culturali e ambientali - Soprintendenza archeologica della Toscana - Sezione didattica. Chimera in bronzo (PDF). Archeologica Toscana. Retrieved on 2013-10-24.
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