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Part of Greek and Roman Art
Date: ca. 360 B.C.Accession Number: 11.100.2
Date: mid-5th century B.C.Accession Number: 26.50
Date: ca. 400–390 B.C.Accession Number: 09.221.3
Date: mid-5th century B.C.Accession Number: 1972.118.78
Date: ca. 400 B.C.Accession Number: 1995.19
Date: ca. 450–440 B.C.Accession Number: 27.45
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The Carolyn, Kate, Elizabeth, Thomas, and Jonathan Wiener Gallery presents a fine collection of marble grave markers from Athens dating from the mid-fifth century B.C. through the early fourth century B.C.
In the fifth century B.C., the Greeks reached levels of excellence in art, literature, and philosophical thought that have served as models and formed the foundation for much of Western European culture. Despite wars—first against the Persians and then against Sparta, its major Greek rival—Athens became the political, economic, and cultural leader of Greece, producing works of art and literature of the highest quality.
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