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Title
Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Baths -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BATHS-Anc
Topics
Public baths
Grooming
nudes
Bathing -- Greece
Decoration and ornament -- Greece
Dressing & grooming equipment
Sculpture -- Greece -- To 499
Antiquities
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Ancient Greece."
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
Line photoengravings
Extent: 8.5 x 13.6 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf740c40-c5bd-012f-d54f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3758-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3758-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1893). Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3758-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Badegerät ; Apoxyomenos ; Schabeisen, Strigilis