Cornice, Temple of Athena, Priene


by S. R. Koehler
published on 10 March 2013

The entablature of the Temple of Athena, Priene (Turkey), 340-156 BCE. The cornice decoration includes egg-and-tongue designs and also visible is a lion-head water spout.

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