The Varvakeion Athena

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Mark Cartwright
published on 21 December 2014
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A marble copy of the Athena Parthenos which stood in the Parthenon. Also known as the Varvakeion Athena, it is the best preserved such copy. 3rd century CE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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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 21). The Varvakeion Athena. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Varvakeion Athena." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 21, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Varvakeion Athena." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Dec 2014. Web. 20 Jul 2024.