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Woman’s Head
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Detail of the head of Deidameia, the bride of Peirithoos.  In spite of being attacked she bears an heroic expression as exhibited in her “fixed gaze, the set of her nostril, and the line of her mouth.”

To view the centaur attacking her Click Here.

 

For a view of the complete pediment and a short description of its theme Click Here.