Doric Temple of Juno, Agrigento

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Chiara Marra
published on 11 March 2013

The Doric temple attributed to Juno Lacinia but dating from c. 450 BCE, Agrigento, Sicily. The columns are a good example of entasis - the thickening at the base and centre of columns to give the optical illusion of being perfectly perpendicular when seen from a distance.

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