Young boxers fresco, Akrotiri, Greece.jpg

Summary[ ]

Young boxers fresco   wikidata:Q16327742 
Author
Unknown
Young boxers fresco
Object type mural
Description
English: Young boxers fresco, Akrotiri, Greece. This fresco depicts two naken children wearing a belt and boxing gloves. Their head is shaved, excepted two long locks on the back, and two shorter on the forehead. Their dark skin indicates their gender. The boy at left is more reserved, and wears jewelry (bracelets, necklace) which indicates a high social status. Work from the same artist of the Antilops fresco. Room B1, building B in Akrotiri.
Français : Fresque des jeunes boxeurs, Akrotiri, Grèce. La fresque dépeint deux enfants nus portant une ceinture et des gants de boxe. Leur tête est rasée sauf pour deux longues mèches derrière, et deux plus courtes sur le front. Leur peau foncée indique leur sexe. Le garçon de gauche est le plus réservé des deux et porte des bijoux (bracelets, collier) qui indiquent un statut social plus élevé. Œuvre du même artiste que la fresque des Antilopes. Pièce B1, édifice B à Akrotiri.
Português: Afresco de jovens pugilistas, Acrotíri, Grécia. Este afresco retrata duas crianças nuas vestindo um cinto e luvas de boxe. Sua cabeça é raspada, exceto duas longas madeixas na parte de trás e dois mais curtos na testa. Sua pele escura indica seu sexo. O menino à esquerda é mais reservado e usa joias (pulseiras, colar), que indica um status social elevado. Trabalho do mesmo artista do afresco Antílopes. Sala B1, edifício B em Akrotiri.
Date 1600-1500 BC
Place of discovery Akrotiri
Object history
Source/Photographer from Le Musée absolu, Phaidon, 10-2012
Photographer Yann Forget
Object location36° 21′ 05″ N, 25° 24′ 13″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

Quality images logo.svg
Quality image
This image has been assessed using the Quality image guidelines and is considered a Quality image.

العربية | جازايرية | беларуская | беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎ | български | বাংলা | català | čeština | Cymraeg | Deutsch | Schweizer Hochdeutsch | Zazaki | Ελληνικά | English | Esperanto | español | eesti | euskara | فارسی | suomi | français | galego | עברית | हिन्दी | hrvatski | magyar | Հայերեն | italiano | 日本語 | ქართული | 한국어 | Kurdî | Lëtzebuergesch | lietuvių | македонски | മലയാളം | मराठी | Bahasa Melayu | Nederlands | polski | português | português do Brasil | rumantsch | română | русский | sicilianu | slovenčina | slovenščina | српски / srpski | svenska | தமிழ் | తెలుగు | ไทย | Türkçe | українська | vèneto | Tiếng Việt | 中文 | 中文(简体)‎ | 中文(繁體)‎ | +/−

VI seal

This image has been assessed under the valued image criteria and is considered the most valued image on Commons within the scope: Boxing children fresco, Akrotiri, Greece. You can see its nomination here.

Licensing[ ]

This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason:
Public domain

This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.


This work is in the public domain in the published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1923.

The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that "faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain".
This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in the public domain in the United States. In other jurisdictions, re-use of this content may be restricted; see Reuse of PD-Art photographs for details.