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Wilcox Classical Museum

Location
Lippincott Hall
1410 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 103
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045

Contact
wilcox@ku.edu

Department of Classics
1445 Jayhawk Blvd, Wescoe Hall 1021
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590
tel: 785-864-3153
fax: 785-864-5566
classics@ku.edu

Curator: Professor Phil Stinson
Department of Classics
1445 Jayhawk Blvd, Wescoe Hall 1036
tel: 785-864-3065
fax: 785-864-5566
Phil Stinson


Featured item:


Nike (Victory) of Samothrace (reduced size)
Modern plaster replica (given to the Wilcox by the KU Department of French and Italian) at a about 1/2 scale of a Greek original of ca. 190 BCE (original is just over 8 ft tall). According to the small metal oval in the back, the cast was purchased from the Caproni Bros. cast company of Boston probably in 1885.

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