Our artifact is the Ancient version of the Parthenon in Ancient Greece. The time period of the ancient piece in history was around 438 BC to AD 1687. In 447 BC, the construction of the Parthenon began. The Parthenon was used for many things during the time that it still stood up. The Parthenon was a temple that was made in honor of the Greek goddess, Athena, for helping to support their thriving land. It also used as a treasury. It was actually the most important building in Greece that tine and still now. The Greeks decorated the Parthenon to show how art was important to the Greeks and how they were very good at art. So they kind of wanted to show of how they were good. Actually this was a Parthenon before it which was the original. But after a battle they had made another Parthenon. But it is still standing.
The Parthenon is important to us because this was really an important building to Greece. Showing that Greece was very into art and it was important to them. It was also to show that they were good at art. So making this beautiful building would show that. It was also important because this is actually one of the most fascinating buildings in world. It was also important to us because we are now influenced of their architecture. Because of their buildings they did with columns. Now we have several buildings with columns. Some of those buildings with the columns are very important. Like the white house and some statues, for example like the statue of the Lincoln memorial. Also it is important because their frieze told stories. It was important because it told what they believed or what was important to them back then. So people like us now seeing what they drew pictures of was important and we realize what it was like in their perspective.
The significance of the Parthenon to history is how the Greek used it as a temple and it was really important, because back then it was important to them too. Also it is now one of the most fascinating buildings in the world. Also it was important to history because it influenced us with our architecture. Like the white house and other statues. Also you get to learn what was important to the Greeks. We also get to learn how they actually constructed the Parthenon. We also it was important to history because we get to see Greece’s fine architecture.