Parthenon

Acropolis

East end of temple, early morning

Full-size replica in Nashville, Tennessee

  View SW to Acropolis from the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Hadrian's Arch is among the trees in the foreground. It was built by Roman Emperor Hadrian in 131 CE to mark the boundary between the ancient city and the new Athens of Hadrian.

  West end
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BCE, Kallikrates and Iktinos

  West end

  West end detail

  West end
Detail of inner frieze

  SW corner

  South side

  East end

  East end

  East end

  East end

  East entablature, north end

  East entablature, south end

   

 

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