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  • Collection: Athenian Acropolis

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This photograph depicts the north-side dining hall of the Propylaea, the massive entrance gate standing on the western side of the Athenian Acropolis. Built by the great Athenian statesman, Pericles, as part of his massive building projects during…

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This photograph shows the western side of the Athenian Acropolis. While originally a Mycenaean citadel in the Bronze Age, the Acropolis became the chief religious sanctuary during the Classical Period. After most of the religious sanctuaries were…

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This photograph captures the western and southern sides of the Erectheion. Dedicated to the gods, Athena and Poseidon, and named after the legendary king of Athens, Erectheus, this temple commemorated the mythic battle for patronage of the city.…

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This photograph depicts the reconstruction of the Temple of Athena Nike. Built between 449 BCE and 420 BCE, this small temple honored the dual goddesses Athena and Nike (Victory), and commemorated the Athenians' victory over the Persians in 479 BCE.…

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This photograph captures the western wall of the Erectheion. Dedicated to the gods Athena and Poseidon, and named after the legendary king of Athens, Erectheus, this temple commemorated the mythic battle for patronage of the city. According to myth,…

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This photograph captures the eastern sanctuary of the Erectheion. The whole complex was dedicated to the gods Athena and Poseidon, and named after the legendary king of Athens, Erectheus. This temple commemorated the mythic battle for patronage of…

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This photograph captures the southern portico of the Erectheion and its famous Caryatid columns.. The whole complex was dedicated to the gods Athena and Poseidon, and named after the legendary king of Athens, Erectheus. This temple commemorated the…

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The Parthenon is perhaps the most famous Greek temple from Classical Period. Dedicated to Athena's perpetual virginity (Parthenos), the Parthenon was built during the revitalization campaign of Pericles, which rebuilt the infrastructure of Athens…

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The Parthenon is perhaps the most famous Greek temple from Classical Period. Dedicated to Athena's perpetual virginity (Parthenos), the Parthenon was built during the revitalization campaign of Pericles, which rebuilt the infrastructure of Athens…

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The Parthenon is perhaps the most famous Greek temple from Classical Period. Dedicated to Athena's perpetual virginity (Parthenos), the Parthenon was built during the revitalization campaign of Pericles, which rebuilt the infrastructure of Athens…
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