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Unformatted text preview: Arh 2-23- Athena Parthenos (Phidias) – p.122 (5-44)-Parthenon,c.438BC, Model of lost original. o Interior of Parthenon. o Chryselephantine statue -Fashioned of gold and ivory. o 40 ft tall. Made of marble and covered in gold and ivory o Held a nike in outstretched right hand. Nike little winged women of victory o Celebrate victory of Athenians over Persians o So big, even her sandals were decorated in relief sculpture o Pediments on both sides where filled with over life sized relief sculptures with Athena being the main focus o On the east shows Athena being birthed from Zeus’s head o West shows the contest between Athena and Poseidon o Athena wins and takes as patron of the city and it is named after her… Athens- Helios and his horses/Dionysos - p.123 (5-46)-East pediment, Parthenon, c. 438-432BC. o Comes with horses as he brings the sun with him across the sky- Three goddesses- p.123 (5-47)- East pediment, Parthenon, High Classical, c....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARH 2059 taught by Professor Margaretzaho during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '07