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<font color=blue>The Archaeological Museum at Olympia</font color=blue>. One of the most important archaeological museums in Greece.
<font color=blue>Hermes of Praxiteles</font color=blue>.
One of the masterpieces of ancient Greek art. Hermes, as Pausanias informs us, is depicted carrying the infant Dionysos. Made from Parian marble it stands 2,10m in height. It is thought to be an original of the great sculptor and it is dated to ca. 330 B.C.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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