Athena Parthenos Reconstruction

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Nashville Parthenon, Tennessee)
published on 26 September 2012
Athena Parthenos Reconstruction

A modern reproduction of the lost statue of Athena which once resided in the Parthenon of Athens. The 12m high original, sculpted by Pheidias in the mid-5th century BCE, was made of an inner wooden core covered in ivory and gold. In her right hand stands the goddess Nike. (The Nashville Parthenon, Nashville, Tennessee).

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Tennessee), M. H. (. A. T. N. P. (2012, September 26). Athena Parthenos Reconstruction. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/907/

Chicago Style

Tennessee), Mary H. (. A. T. N. P. "Athena Parthenos Reconstruction." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 26, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/907/.

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Tennessee), Mary H. (. A. T. N. P. "Athena Parthenos Reconstruction." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Sep 2012. Web. 21 Sep 2019.

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