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22h 22min, jul 29, 175 y BC - Great Altar of Zeus and Athena at Pergamon

Description:

175 BCE
Marble
Hellenistic Greece
Asia Minor (Turkey)
• Shows expressiveness and drama
• Athena battling a giant, she's in control
• The eye follows movement of figures
• She's being crowned by winged nike, reinforcing her victory
• Deep carvings creates contrast
• Shows a violent scene but still makes her look graceful

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

22h 22min, jul 29, 175 y BC
Now
~ 2195 years ago

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