Plaster Copy of the Laocoön Group

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Illustration

Cindy Meijer
by Allard Pierson Museum
published on 01 February 2020
Plaster Copy of the Laocoön Group Download Full Size Image

Plaster copy of the Laocoön group. Allard Pierson, University of Amsterdam, (APM 16.097). The sculpture was shown in this way for four centuries. Laocoön's outstretched arm, the arm of the younger son and parts of the snake are early-modern restorations.

Based on a Roman copy of a Hellenistic original made c. 200 BCE.

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Museum, A. P. (2020, February 01). Plaster Copy of the Laocoön Group. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11787/plaster-copy-of-the-laocoon-group/

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Museum, Allard Pierson. "Plaster Copy of the Laocoön Group." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 01, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11787/plaster-copy-of-the-laocoon-group/.

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Museum, Allard Pierson. "Plaster Copy of the Laocoön Group." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Feb 2020. Web. 16 Jul 2024.

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