White marble quarried from Pentelikon (Mount Pentelicus) mountain in Attica, Greece, and used for public buildings such as the Parthenon. . These provided excellent marble for most of the buildings and sculptures of Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries BC. Phidias, Praxiteles, and other Greek sculptors executed their principal works in Pentelic marble. In classical times, the peak had 25 quarries on the south slope.