Helios, Horses and Dionysus

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Helios, Horses and Dionysus
Name:
438-432 BC
Date:
Early Classical, Contraposta
Period/Style:
Phidias
Artist:
na
Patron:
East Pediment, Acropolis, Greece
Location:
Marble
Material:
Parthenon sculpture in pediment. Shows birth of Athena from head of Zeus and other deities watching.
function
Illustrates new development of high classical period the wet/fold drapery style, found in Parthenon in the British Mueseum, London
Context:
marble, pediment, horses, classical, contraposta
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