The Acropolis of Athens. Dominating the acropolis is the Parthenon, built between 447 and 432 BCE in the Age of Pericles...
Battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs, Parthenon Metope, c. 440 B.C.E.
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Bonnie Greer on the Parthenon Sculptures
Playwright, author and British Museum trustee, Bonnie Greer celebrates the enduring beauty and humanity of the Parthenon Sculptures...
Building of the Parthenon
The magnificent temple on the Acropolis of Athens, known as the Parthenon, was built between 447 and 432 BCE in the...
Centaur & Lapith Metope, Parthenon
A metope depicting a centaur battling a Lapith, from the Parthenon, 5th century BCE. (British Museum, London)
The column was an architectural invention which allowed for the support of ceilings without the use of solid walls, thereby...
Detail of Figure D (commonly identified as Dionysos) from the East Pediment of the Parthenon. He reclines on a rock...
Dionysos from the Parthenon.
Figure D (commonly identified as Dionysos) from the East Pediment of the Parthenon. Here we can see his legs, and where...
East Pediment of the Parthenon
The left section of the east pediment of the Parthenon. On the far left Helios and his chariot rise from the base of...
Egyptian Blue on the Parthenon Sculptures
A new technique unveils ancient colour at the British Museum.