University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (8)

Subject
Sculpture (5)
Religion (3)
Greek Temples (2)
Temples (2)
Christianity (2)
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Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)

Format
7.25x9.5 (1)
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"Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we
1. "Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we posses. The Greek inscription, one of the earliest known, tell us that 'Amphias Dedicated the Tithe to the Far Darter,' the title of Apollo as god who inflicted the plague. Athens, 6th century B.C."
"Apollo. The god of music playing his lyre. In the archaic period he was still represented with a beard.
2. "Apollo. The god of music playing his lyre. In the archaic period he was still represented with a beard. Athens. 6th century B.C."
"Saint Michael. Steatite. 'The Archangel Michael' in Greek, abbreviated. Syria. 10th century A.D."
3. "Saint Michael. Steatite. 'The Archangel Michael' in Greek, abbreviated. Syria. 10th century A.D."
"The Madonna. Ivory. 'The Mother of God' in Greek, abbreviated. Mount Lebanon, Syria. 10th century A.D."
4. "The Madonna. Ivory. 'The Mother of God' in Greek, abbreviated. Mount Lebanon, Syria. 10th century A.D."

"The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered
5. "The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered North Syria, but the dress is Assyrian. The only trace of his bull origin is to be seen in the thorns on his head. The thunderbolt is broken. Aleppo, Syria. 10th century B.C."
"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
6. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."
"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
7. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."
"The torch dancer. Silver vase from Pompeii, destroyed by the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D. A Maenad dances
8. "The torch dancer. Silver vase from Pompeii, destroyed by the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D. A Maenad dances with a satyr, an attendant to the wine god Bacchus. 1st century A.D."

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