Herman Bergman small “temple of Apollo” round box 1941


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Round pewter box, Herman Bergman, Stockholm 1941.

The images depicted are from the Bassai (sometimes spelt Bassae) Frieze, which was originally a part of the Temple of Apollo Epikourios at Bassai, in Greece.

The frieze is now on display at the British Museum and depicts a fight between the Greeks and Amazons, against the Centaurs and Lapiths.

8,5 cm diameter x 9 cm high.