A replica of Phidias' 5th century BCE statue of the Greek goddess Athena stands in an alcove behind the information desk on the second floor of Central Library. The alcove is framed by two pairs of Corinthian columns. To the left of the alcove a card catalog can be seen, and a book cart full of books stands between the desk and the statue. On the desk, which has a label reading 'Information Desk' pinned to it, are a lamp, a glass vase full of flowers, a blotter, two inkwells, and a calendar. The statue of Athena is rumored to have been damaged beyond repair during a mid-century remodel of the Central Library.
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