Best Views of the Erechtheion in Athens
The Erechtheion temple of the Athenian acropolis was constructed between 421 and 406 BCE under the supervision of the architect...
Building of the Parthenon
The magnificent temple on the Acropolis of Athens, known as the Parthenon, was built between 447 and 432 BCE in the...
Caryatid is the name given to an architectural column which takes the form of a standing female figure. The first examples...
Caryatids of the 5th century BCE Erechtheion on the Athenian Acropolis.
Caryatid & Ionic Column, Erechtheion, 421-407 B.C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=X872rmThCF8 Caryatid (South Porch) and Ionic Column (North Porch...
The column was an architectural invention which allowed for the support of ceilings without the use of solid walls, thereby...
Column Drums, Olympia
Column drums from the temple of Zeus at Olympia, 457 BCE. The central hole can be clearly seen which, with a wooden peg...
A drum from a column of the Parthenon, Athens showing the flutes of the shaft in cross-section.
A corinthian capital, situated in the Agora of Athens.
Cornice, Temple of Athena, Priene
The entablature of the Temple of Athena, Priene (Turkey), 340-156 BCE. The cornice decoration includes egg-and-tongue designs...