Borghese Dancers

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Jan van der Crabben
published on 10 May 2019
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Marble relief depicting the Hours, the goddesses of time in Greek Mythology, accompanied by the Graces. The work is typical of Neo-Attic workshops which produced Greek-style sculptures for Roman clients. The relief is named after the Villa Borghese, where it was placed above the door of the grand gallery.

Rome, Italy, 2nd century CE. Louvre Museum, Paris, France (Ma 1612).

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Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of World History Encyclopedia, leading the non-profit company to best fulfil its mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College.

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Crabben, J. v. d. (2019, May 10). Borghese Dancers. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Crabben, Jan van der. "Borghese Dancers." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 May 2019. Web. 04 Dec 2021.