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Ancient structures Athens#

Ancient structures Athens
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The Parthenon crowns the Acropolis Akropolis, Athen, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Griechenland in Athens. The Acropolis is a citadel on a flat, high, rocky outcrop 150 m (490 ft) above sea level and is the highest point in Athens. It preserves a number of ancient structures.


Parthenon (1)#

Parthenon (1)
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Close up of the front of the Parthenon - the temple to ancient Athens patron deity, Athena.


Parthenon (2)#

Parthenon (2)
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Another view of the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens. Built in the 5th century B.C., it is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece.


Marble frieze, Parthenon#

Marble frieze, Parthenon
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Sculpted processional riders from the marble frieze of the Parthenon.


Rear of the Parthenon #

Rear of the Parthenon
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View of the rear of the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens. The temple, dedicated to the goddess Athena, was built between 447 and 438 B.C.

The Acropolis is a citadel on a flat, high, rocky outcrop 150 m (490 ft)above sea level and is the highest point in Athens. It preserves a number of ancient structures.