Figure of a River God, Parthenon

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Carole Raddato
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published on 14 May 2015
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Marble statue from the West pediment of the Parthenon (West pediment A) depicting a river-god (possibly the river Ilissos), designed by Pheidias, about 438-432 BCE. (British Museum, London)

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About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2015, May 14). Figure of a River God, Parthenon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3862/figure-of-a-river-god-parthenon/

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Raddato, Carole. "Figure of a River God, Parthenon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 14, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3862/figure-of-a-river-god-parthenon/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Figure of a River God, Parthenon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 May 2015. Web. 26 Jul 2021.