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Statue of Athena Parthenos

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Notice the head of Medusa around Athena's neck.
Statue of Athena Parthenos

Statue of Athena Parthenos

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This Greek copy, made of Pentelic marble, by Antiochos in the 1st Century B.C., is a Parthenos-type Athena. It is based on a signed copy of Phidias' 5th century B.C. original that stood on the Acropolis. It stands in the Palazzo Altemps (Museo Nazionale Romano), Rome, Italy.

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