Statue of Athena on the East Frieze of the Temple of Athena Nike
The small Ionic temple to Athena Nike (Athena as Victory) on the
bastion to the south side of the approach to the Propylaea of the Acropolis,
was built in the later 420's.
Its external frieze has Gods at the front, battles at the back and
The style is almost flamboyant with areas between the well-spaced
figures filled with dress.
East Pediment, 420 BCE
Athens, Acropolis Museum
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of Slab in situ
of Slab drawing
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