The Parthenon blows up – Greek architecture

By |2018-04-22T10:26:24-07:00July 2nd, 2017|Architecture, Greeks|0 Comments

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 [...]