The Parthenon

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Age 7–11

Learn about the sculptures of the Parthenon frieze, and the architecture of the temple. This resource asks students to link written descriptions to visual observation, reproduce images and develop the imagination.

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Subjects covered

Art and design

Age ranges

Age 7–11 (KS2)

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Ancient Greece
Gallery 18

Image: The sacred robe of Athena held up by cult officials, and Athena and Hephaistos. Central scene of the east frieze of the Parthenon. The Acropolis, Athens, Greece, about 438-432 BC.