Athena Parthenos, National Museum, Athens

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 21 December 2014

A detail of a marble copy of the Athena Parthenos which stood in the Parthenon. Also known as the Varvakeion Athena, it is the best preserved such copy. 3rd century CE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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