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Mark Cartwright
published on 19 December 2014
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The bronze statue of Athena known as the Piraeus Athena. Possibly 4th century BCE or a later Hellenistic copy of an earlier original. (Archaeological Museum of Piraeus).

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, December 19). The Piraeus Athena. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Piraeus Athena." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 19, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Piraeus Athena." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Dec 2014. Web. 14 Jul 2024.