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Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis.

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Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis.

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Baths -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BATHS-Anc
Public baths
bathing -- Greece
Decoration and ornament -- Greece
Dressing & grooming equipment
Sculpture -- Greece -- To 499
Content: Written on border: "Ancient Greece." Ink stamp on image. Stains and smudges on mount.
Content: Apoxyomenos is a subjects of ancient Greek votive sculpture and represents an athlete using a strigil. A nude athlete prepares for exercise by applying oils to his body. After the workout the athlete would scrape sweat and dirt from his body using an instrument called a strigil.
Source note: Das Leben der Griechen und Roemer. (Berlin : Weidmann, 1893) Koner, W. (Wilhelm) (1817-1887), Author. Guhl, E. (Ernst) (1819-1862), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 8.5 x 13.6 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf740c40-c5bd-012f-d54f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3758-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 11, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3758-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1893). Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3758-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis.