Apulian pottery depicting Dione and Aphrodite, a copy from the eastern pediment of the Parthenon in Athens sculpted by Phidias in the 5th century B.C.E. Found in e-Tell. Hanan Shafir / Bethsaida Excavat

Archaeologists Uncover Pottery With Parthenon Scene in Biblical Village

Ceramic decorated with birth of Athena copied from Parthenon frieze, and other imported luxuries signal, that the textile dyeing business was thriving in Bethsaida 2,300 years ago

A pottery vase found in northern Israel turns out to show the birth of the goddess Athena, an image apparently copied from the frieze of the Parthenon in Athens. Made in Italy 2,300 years ago and found with...

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