Forgotten sculptures of Athens and their stories
Outdoor sculpture has been everywhere in cities since antiquity. Sculptures have been made and adorned public spaces, buildings and private houses. Their purpose is to remind us of important historical events or people, but they are also used for religious and decorative purposes. Some of them, although very important at the time they were made, today seem forgotten and very few know their artistic and cultural significance. In this article we want to present 7 unique sculptures, all very close to the center of Athens, that you probably don’t know exist or don’t know the stories behind them. They are lost in the noise and the traffic of the city.