Parthenon Frieze

Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker provide a description, historical perspective, and analysis of a Frieze from the Parthenon, possibly carved by Phidias.

Phidias(?), Parthenon Frieze, c. 438–32 BCE, pentelic marble, Classical Period (420 linear feet of the 525 that complete the frieze are in the British Museum).

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