Pentelicus


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Pentelicus

or

Pentelikon:

see PendelikónPendelikón
or Pentelicus
, 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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The Parthenon accounts document large and continuing construction expenditures for quarrying and moving marble 16 kilometers from Mount Pentelicus to Athens.
Half-sister to Gr2-placed winner Fort Lauderdale (by Montbrook) and to a low-calibre winner by Pentelicus.
The session topper, a Florida-bred out of the winning Pentelicus mare Kit K at Kitty, had turned heads when breezing a furlong in 10.
Out of a six-time winner who is half-sister to Gr3-placed stakes-winner Pentelicus (by Fappiano).