AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2022

Entry 51857

Submitted by Katie Petrole

Nashville Parthenon

Nashville, TN, United States

Category: Fun Finds

Surprise! The Nashville Parthenon collection includes plaster casts of the Parthenon's pediment figures! Casts such as these document the remaining fragments that exist today and carry important evidence of the original sculptor's intent and skill. The set was purchased in the 1920s to enable sculptors Belle Kinney and Leopold Scholz to recreate the pediments as accurately as possible.

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