This lesson discusses the architecture and sculpture of the Parthenon.
Image of Parthenon, Photo by Steve Swayne, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Parthenon_in_Athens.jpg; Image of Parthenon from the South, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Parthenon_from_south.jpg; Image of West Metopes of Parthenon, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Parthenon_XL.jpg; Image of the Elders and Maidens of the East Frieze, Parthenon, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Egastinai_frieze_Louvre_MR825.jpg; Images of the Lapith and Centaur, Photos by Aleisha Olson; Images of the Sculptures from the West Pediment, Parthenon, Photos by Aleisha Olson; Image of the Nashville Parthenon, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nashville_Parthenon_004.JPG; Image of Athena Parthenos, Alan LeQuire, Photo by Dean Dixon, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Athena_Parthenos_LeQuire.jpg
Sculpture on the frieze of the Parthenon celebrating a festival honoring Athena and involving the ritual of bringing a new peplos or cloak to the statue of Athena.
A horizontal band of sculpture, usually near the ceiling of a building.
A square element between triglyphs (three bands) on a Doric frieze.
A type of sculpture made of gold and ivory.
A type of drapery first used by the sculptor Phidias that clings to the human figure and appears to be wet.