Restoring the Parthenon

  • By Gary Glassman
  • Posted 10.01.07
  • NOVA

In this slide show, see how the Acropolis Restoration Project team is reassembling the Parthenon—a 100,000-ton, three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle with 70,000 individual pieces—combining the latest science with the techniques of ancient Greek architects and builders.

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See how architects, historians, and skilled masons are painstakingly reassembling the Parthenon.

Gary Glassman wrote and produced "Secrets of the Parthenon."



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photo by Mark Daniels/© 2008 WGBH Educational Foundation

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