All About ‘Laocoön and His Sons’: A Marble Masterpiece From the Hellenistic Period

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“Laocoon and His Sons” displayed in the Museo Pio Clementino of the Vatican Museums in Rome, Italy (Photo: IR Stone via Shutterstock)

During ancient Greece’s Hellenistic Period, sculptors took their classical craft to new levels. Renowned for expressive figures that appear to be in motion, this era saw the creation of three of the world’s most famous marble sculptures: The Venus de Milo, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, and Laocoön and His Sons.

Since its 16th century excavation, Laocoön and His Lees verder

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