Crepidoma, Temple of Zeus, Olympia
The three steps of the crepidoma or crepis of the temple of Zeus at Olympia (457 BCE).
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East and West Pediments from the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, c. 490-480 B.C.E.
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Entablature with Metope and Triglyphs
Entablature detail from the 5th century BCE Parthenon, Athens. Above the column capitals lies the abacus which supports...
The Erechtheion (or Erechtheum) is an ancient Greek temple constructed on the acropolis of Athens between 421 and 406...
The Erechtheion temple of the Athenian acropolis was constructed between 421 and 406 BCE. The temple was built to house...
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...
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An ancient Greek acroterion (akroteria) or architectural ornament made of limestone, which was placed on a flat base...