An Examination of the Athena Panthnos and the “Stangford Shield”


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29 July 2010
An Examination of the Athena Panthnos and the “Stangford Shield”
Any great civilization is marked and remembered through its art. Art is more than just an outlet of creativity for the artist, or beauty to behold for the observer. Art is the telling of a time and a reflection and commentary of that time in an historical context. In ancient times, where there may be little or no written records, art serves as a reconstruction of the lives of the people who lived in bygone eras. Even the most primitive societies created art; perhaps their intention was to document their existence, or perhaps the art is just a matter of self expression on the part of the creator. Regardless,...
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