Pendelikón

Pendelikón

(pĕntĕlĭkôn`) or

Pentelicus

(pĕntĕ`lĭkəs), mountain, c.3,670 ft (1,120 m) high, central Greece, NE of Athens. The white marble quarried there was used for many buildings of ancient Athens. Marble is still taken from the region.
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