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Monumental Statue of Athena Parthenos Once Graced Acropolis

A monumental statue of Athena Parthenos, created of gilded ivory, once stood in the center of the magnificent temple of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens. The Athena Parthenos (Ancient Greek: Ἀθηνᾶ Παρθένος) was a massive chryselephantine sculpture of...

Lego Acropolis Exhibited in Athens

A model of the Acropolis built with 120,000 Lego pieces is being exhibited at the second floor of the Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece , and has already attracted many young and older visitors. The mastermind behind this unique idea was Australian...