The column was an architectural invention which allowed for the support of ceilings without the use of solid walls, thereby...
The Erechtheion temple of the Athenian acropolis was constructed between 421 and 406 BCE. The temple was built to house...
Erechtheion - Acropolis, Athens
The Erechtheion with its Caryatids. Construction: 421-406 BCE Location: Acropolis, Athens, Greece
Erechtheion Entrance Facade
The six Ionic columns of the front entrance of the Erechtheion temple on the Athenian acropolis which was constructed between...
Erechtheion Floor Plan
A floor plan of the Erechtheion on the Athenian acropolis, constructed 421-406 BCE. On the right, indicated in purple...
Erechtheion Roof Detail
The roof of the porch of the Erechtheion with an apertuture through which it was believed Zeus struck down Erechtheus...
Greek architects provided some of the finest and most distinctive buildings in the entire Ancient World and some of their structures...
Ionic capital from the Acropolis, Athens, (447-432 BCE).
Model of Athens' Acropolis
A model of the Athenian acropolis in the 5th century BCE. The monumental Propylaea gives access to the Parthenon (centre...
The Classical Orders
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=nrRJkzXl4a4 The Classical Orders (Doric, Ionic and Corinthian...