Parthenon

East Frieze, Block V: Procession of the Panathenaic Festival: peplos ritual

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ca. 490-430 BCE

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ca. 438 BCE

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H.: approx. 1 m

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A section of the east frieze showing the ritual act with the robe (peplos) of Athena. The adult figure is identified as the Archon Basileus, the chief magistrate of Athenian state religion, finished by c. 438 BCE. The entire frieze was approximately 160 m long.

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18160610.19

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