Erechtheion Roof Detail

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by
published on 19 November 2014

The roof of the porch of the Erechtheion with an apertuture through which it was believed Zeus struck down Erechtheus with a thunderbolt (in revenge for killing Poseidon’s son Eumolpos). 421-406 BCE.



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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