Sculptures excavated by the Princeton University Archaeological Expedition to Antioch



Lifesize marble statue of the goddess Hygieia; daughter of Asklepios, the god of medicine and healing. This statue was excavated from Bath F and date from 2nd century AD (Antioch Excavation 1936.36). [On display in the Worchester Art Museum.]

Closeup of the belt on the marble statue of the goddess Hygieia; daughter of Asklepios, the god of medicine and healing. This statue was excavated from Bath F and date from 2nd century AD (Antioch Excavation 1936.36). [On display in the Worchester Art Museum.]

Detail of shoulder, hair and breast of the statue of the goddess Hygieia; daughter of Asklepios, the god of medicine and healing. This statue was excavated from Bath F and date from 2nd century AD (Antioch Excavation 1936.36). [On display in the Worchester Art Museum.]

Detail of the back of the statue of the goddess Hygieia; daughter of Asklepios, the god of medicine and healing. This statue was excavated from Bath F and date from 2nd century AD (Antioch Excavation 1936.36). [On display in the Worchester Art Museum.]

Head of a bearded figure that may be Zeus; dated to the 2nd century AD. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Marble head of a bearded male figure - possibly Zeus; dated to the 2nd century AD [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art]

Marble head of Alexander the Great; dated to the 5th to 6th century AD. Faint traces of red pigment in the hair and deep set eyes. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Marble twisted torso of the goddess Aphrodite from Sector 25-H; dated to the 2nd century AD. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Marble torso of a kneeling figure of Aphrodite excavated from Sector 25-H (Barracks); dated to the 2nd century AD [Excavation archives of the Princeton University Art Museum].

Marble torso of a male figure - probably Apollo; dated to the 2nd century AD [on display in the Baltmore Museum of Art].

Marble torso of a male figure - probably Apollo; dated to the 2nd century AD [on display in the Baltmore Museum of Art].

Marble feet and a curled snake next to the foot; fragment of a statue of Asklepios - the God of Healing. Excavated from Bath E at Antioch and dating to the 2nd century AD (Reg. no. 1939.80a and b); dated to the 2nd century AD. The space on the top of the sandals was originally decorated with colored stone. [on display in the Worcester Museum of Art].

Marble left foot with detail of the sandal; fragment of a statue of Asklepios - the God of Healing. Excavated from Bath E at Antioch and dating to the 2nd century AD (Reg. no. 1939.80a and b); dated to the 2nd century AD. The space on the top of the sandals was originally decorated with colored stone. [on display in the Worcester Museum of Art].

Marble feet and a curled snake next to the foot; fragment of a statue of Asklepios - the God of oHealing. Excavated from Bath E at Antioch and dating to the 2nd century AD (Reg. no. 1939.80a and b); dated to the 2nd century AD. The space on the top of the sandals was originally decorated with colored stone. [on display in the Worcester Museum of Art].

Marble feet and a curled snake next to the foot; fragment of a statue of Asklepios - the God of oHealing. Excavated from Bath E at Antioch and dating to the 2nd century AD (Reg. no. 1939.80a and b); dated to the 2nd century AD. The space on the top of the sandals was originally decorated with colored stone. [on display in the Worcester Museum of Art].

Marble sarcophagus with decoration of Pysche and Hedone making sacrifices. This was excavated by Turkish archaeologist and is on display in at the site museum in Antioch, Turkey. Photographed in the 1990s.
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