The Parthenon Sculptures

Marble | 81.28 x 56cm | 438BC-432BC

Pheidias

Marble statue from the West pediment of the Parthenon (West pediment A). The West pediment showed the mythical contest between Athena and Poseidon for supremacy over the land of Attica.

This is a figure of a reclining naked man, made from a single p...
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