National Geographic : 1922 Dec
"THE GLORY THAT WAS GREECE" 583 'hotograph by Fred Boissonnas THE WESTERN PORTICO OF TIIE PARTHENON Even in ruins the great temple of Athena Parthenos, crowning the Acropolis, is the chief glory of Greece. It was erected during the rule of Pericles under the direct superintendence of Phidias, greatest of sculptors. Phidias himself made the colossal ivory and gold statue of the divinity which was inclosed within the magnificent shrine and dedicated in 438 B. C .