Sectional view of the east end of the Parthenon after Niemann. Northeast Corner of the Parthenon reconstructed by G Niemann with but little restoration from existing remains. On the gable front of the roof, the open triangular space (the pediment() of which was filled with the sculptures brought by Lord Elgin to England and now in the British Museum. For the ancient Greeks, the Parthenon served as a temple to the goddess Athena. Completed in 432 B.C., it stood on the Acropolis in Athens. Within, at the west end of the nave, stood a 40-foot high statue of Athena Parthenos (Parthenos means "mai

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Sectional view of the east end of the Parthenon after Niemann. Northeast Corner of the Parthenon reconstructed by G Niemann with but little restoration from existing remains. On the gable front of the roof, the open triangular space (the pediment() of which was filled with the sculptures brought by Lord Elgin to England and now in the British Museum. For the ancient Greeks, the Parthenon served as a temple to the goddess Athena. Completed in 432 B.C., it stood on the Acropolis in Athens. Within, at the west end of the nave, stood a 40-foot high statue of Athena Parthenos (Parthenos means "mai

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