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5.15: Parthenon Frieze

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


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    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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