Parthenon photos copyrighted by: Galen R. Frysinger
The Parthenon construction cost the Athenian treasury 469 silver talents.
When work began on the Parthenon in 447 BC, the Athenian Empire was at the height
of its power.
The cella was the most important part of a temple as the habitation of the deity
whose statue it contained.
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