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The Parthenon blows up – Greek architecture

By |2018-04-22T10:26:24+00:00July 2nd, 2017|Architecture, Greeks|

A model of the gold and ivory statue of Athena inside the Parthenon Inside the Parthenon, the great sculptor Pheidias carved a huge statue of Athena made out of gold and ivory (chryselephantine). (The statue isn't there anymore; it was melted down to get the gold eventually. This is an artist's idea of [...]