Athena Parthenos. The inscriptions

How did the famous chryselephantine statue of Athena Parthenos that once stood in the Parthenon look like? Who made it and how? How much did it cost? This film attempts to provide answers not only to these but also many more questions, reveal the riddles of ancient inscriptions (ΕΜ 637ΕΜ 6738, ΕΜ 6769) about the statue and sketch the way that democratic Athens secured transparency and control over the statue’s construction.

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