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Greek Vs. Roman Art

Greek and Roman art will be forever intertwined because of the history of the two ancient civilizations. Some have gone so far as to say that nothing in the world exists that wasn't influenced by Greece. Rome was no exception. Early art historians believed the Greeks perfected the human form in art

Athena Giustiniani

The Athena Giustiniani, a Roman Parian marble copy of a Greek statue of Pallas Athena thought to be by Phidias, at the Vatican. It was found in the temple of Minerva Medica on the Esquiline Hill. This is from a photo-engraving from the statue.