Comparison of Severan copy of Athena Parthenos and 13th century Virgin and Mary
The Severan copy of Athena Parthenos and an early 13th century Virgin child are two pieces at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts that compare and contrast in several ways. Their historical importance as symbols, their sculptural mediums, styles and dimensions, and their functions make them historically relevant.
The Reduced Replica of Athena Parthenos - at the MFA in Boston is a
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create universal belief amongst people living together. Both also differ in that one is an icon which protects the civilized way , while the other finds importance as a symbol for the hope that those who believe are loved .
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