1886 Wood Engraving Frieze Relief Sculpture Parthenon Athens Greece XGHC6


This is an original 1886 black and white in-text wood engraving of bas-relief sculptures of two draped female figures from the frieze of the Parthenon which is located on the Acropolis in the city of Athens, Greece. A frieze is a central section of an entablature above the columns on the outside of an ancient structure. It is usually decorated with bas-relief sculpture.


This 125+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso. Please also note that there are a few small dark spots in the margins.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 4 inches; 18 x 10 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Female, Drape, Costume, Toga, Dress, Ancient, Greek