Sculpture of the Parthenon

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The Parthenon, or the Temple of Athena Perthenos, sits at the top of the Acropolis in Greece, dating 447-438 BCE, and can be viewed as an ideal Greek temple in the Doric design

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Sculpture of the Parthenon1. Parthenon SculptureThe Parthenon, or the Temple of Athena Perthenos, sits at the top of the Acropolis in Greece, dating 447-438 BCE, and can be viewed as an ideal Greek temple in the Doric design. Designed by Iktinos and Kallikrates, the proportions of the temple are considered perfect, and the Parthenon was decorated more extravagantly than any other Greek temple (Gardner, 70), adorned with sculpture and friezes along both pediments, and all 92 Doric metopes, presenting many classic elements of Greek sculpture, and standing tall as a symbol of Greek, but es

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