Figure of a River God, Parthenon

Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 14 May 2015

Marble statue from the West pediment of the Parthenon (West pediment A) depicting a river-god (possibly the river Ilissos), designed by Pheidias, about 438-432 BCE. (British Museum, London)



About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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