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Ancient Greek Architecture. The Statue of Athena at Parthenon Athens, Greece Circa 432 B.C. 40 ft high, made of gold and ivory and designed by Phidias. Tunic was made of gold plates with the skin of ivory. Pausanias, it was said that there was an image of a sphinx was on Athena’s helmet. In one hand was a 6ft statue of victory, spear in the other and shield at her feet. http://sasgreekart.pbworks.com/w/page/10150019/Parthenon—Scultpture
Emma McNally’s Fields, Charts, Soundings Cartographies
Improved Technology - Improvements had helped many Europeans to conquer territory and the oceans of the world. Cartographers, or map makers created more accurate maps to assist sailors. As well as, Astrolabe; an instrument developed by the ancient Greeks, yet perfected by the Arabs.
Rose Goddess Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Ali Oppy