Boys Leading Rams to Sacrifice
North Frieze, Block 4, Parthenon, Athens
Artist: Unknown Greek Artist Primary
Sources tell us that ancient Athenian law required the offering of a ewe to Pandrosus, daughter of Kekrops, the first king of Athens, whenever Athena received a cow. This offering is incorporated into the overall subject of sacrifice within the North (and the South) frieze.
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