– 400 C.E.
Ancient Cultures

The Pergamon Altar

The Pergamon Altar, c. 200-150 B.C.E., 35.64 x 33.4 meters (Pergamon Museum, Berlin)

Speakers: Dr. Beth HarrisDr. Steven Zucker

View the altar up close in the Google Art Project

View the sculpure of Athena up close in the Google Art Project

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