Athena’s travel from Berlin to NYC

A very short video about how a statue might be packed, unpacked, and installed.


On August 4, 2016, a monumental statue of Athena Parthenos (ca. 170 B.C.) from Pergamon was installed in The Met’s Great Hall. A special loan from the collection of the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, the statue will remain on display in the Great Hall for two years.

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