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the Pythian Games in 462 B.C.; and lhat fhe C'yrenians after deposing
him had replaced his name by that of their leader P lyzalos. The chariot
ofArkcsilas was executed by Amphion of Knossos; the persons represented
were Battos, founder of the Cyrenian dynasty, Libya handing him a gar¬
land, and Cyrene holdirg the reins.
To the right: 6. Case with archaic bronzes. To the left: c. Case
with vases, marble heads, coloured terracottas, and other small articles.
II. Salle du Tresok lies Atheniens, to the right of R. I. On
the walls are the Metopes from the Treasury of the Athenians (p. 144),
representing the exploits of Hercules and of Theseus.
On the exit wall (6, c), be¬
ginning to the left: Five metopes
with the adventure with Geryon.
1. Orthros, the hound of Geryon,
slain by Hercules (whose figure
probably occupied the missing
portion of the metope); 2. The
triple-bodied Geryon falling be¬
neath the arrows of Hercules;
3-5. The oxen of Geryon. Then:
6. A centaur succumbing before
an opponent(Hercules) whoplaces
his foot upon the centaur's back;
7. Hercules throttling the Nemean
lion; 8. Hercules capturing the
Ceryndan stag. — The remain¬
ing metopes seem all to refer to
Theseus. On the entrance-wall:
d. Theseus and Amazons; e. The
youthful Theseus in a helmet
fighting with an Amazon; Athena
and Theseus On the left wall:
/. Wrestling-match, Defeat of
the Minotaur, Marathonian Bull,
In the middle of the room:
g. h. Mounted Amazons, the
acroteria from the top of the
treasury. Between these: a.
Hymns to Apollo, with the
musical notes inscribed above
III. Salle de laTholos. To the left (a) a portion of the Marble
Tholos (p. It'll) has been re-erected, and beside it are architectural
and sculptured fragments of it. To the right (b) are small fragments
with figures, from portions of the architrave.
IV. Salle Geeco-Romaine or Salle du Monument de Ptdna.
In front of the wall opposite the entrance : a. Pedestal of the Mon¬
ument of Victory of Aemilius Paullus, re-erected though slightly
curtailed. The monument commemorated the defeat of King Perseus
of Macedonia at Pydna (B.C. 168), and the large pedestal bears
inscriptions on all four sides and is embellished with a frieze in
relief. Casts of the Reliefs may be seen on the entrance-wall (at a\).
The elegant composition and execution of these battle-scenes are ad¬
mirably subordinated to general effect. The Macedonians, who may be