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ART HISTORY I
LECTURE 24: Architecture from Greece to Rome

IMAGES:
(for individual student reference viewing only)

below: Model reconstruction of the west façade of the Parthenon. (Cast Gallery, Basle):



below: Drawing reconstruction of early Greek cult building at Lefkandi (Euboea), c. 33' x 147.5', c. 1,000 B.C.:



below: Groundplan of Mycenean megaron:



below: Groundplan of early Greek temple:



below: Groundplan of the Parthenon:



below: Court of Amenhotep III, Luxor Temple (Temple of Amun-Mut-Khonsu), Luxor, Egypt, showing papyrus-bud columns, column height: c. 40', diameter: c. 7', (Dynasty XVIII, New Kingdom), c.1,386-1,349 B.C.



below: Drawings of Egyptian column capitals and their botanical inspirations:



below: West façade of the Parthenon, by Iktinos, Kallikrates, Karpion architects, showing Doric order columns, Pentelic marble, c. 100'w x 228'd x 45'h, Acropolis, Athens, c. 447-432 B.C.:



below: Court and pylon of Ramesses II, and colonnade and court of Amenhotep III, temple complex of Amun-Mut-Khonsi, Luxor, Egypt, showing papyrus flower and papyrus-bud columns, column height: c. 40', diameter: c. 7', (Dynasty XVIII, New Kingdom), c.1,386-1,349 B.C.:



Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari (Bahri), Egypt, (Dynasty XVIII, New Kingdom),
c. 1,480 B.C.:



below: Model reconstruction of the Acropolis, Athens. (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto):



below: Groundplan of Athenian acropolis in 400 B.C. (click on image for better reading and closer viewing):



below: Groundplan of Pergamene acropolis showing orientation of temples
(click on image for better reading and closer viewing):



below: The Acropolis of Athens today:



below: View from the Sanctuary of Poseidon, Cape Sounium:



below: View from north-west of the Parthenon, by Iktinos, Kallikrates, Karpion architects, Pentelic marble,
c. 100'w x 228'd x 45'h, Acropolis, Athens, c. 447-432 B.C.:



below: Groundplan of Pergamene acropolis showing the Agora in the south end:



below: Reconstruction of the Stoa of Eumenes at the Agora of Athens, c. 535' l, 2nd cent. B.C.:



below: Groundplan of the sanctuary of Olympia (click on image for better reading and closer viewing):



below: Theatre at Epidaurus, late 4th-early 3rd cent. B.C.:



below: Drawing reconstruction of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, attributed to Skopas, mid-4th cent. B.C.:



below: Illustration of the façade of the Tomb of Levcadia, Macedonia, 3rd cent. B.C.:



below: Model reconstruction of the Etruscan Temple at Veii,
Institute of Etruscan and Italian Antiquities, University of Rome)




below: Temple of Fortuna Virilis, Forum Boarium, Rome, showing Ionic order engaged columns, stone,
c. 125 B.C.




below: The Pantheon, (a.k.a. St. Maria della Rotunda), Rome, stone and concrete, c. 149' h, c. 118-25 A.D.:



below top: Groundplan of the Pantheon:
below bottom: Transverse section of the Pantheon drum rotunda:




below: The Interior of the Pantheon, showing 143' high rotunda, painting by Giovanni Paolo Pannini, c. 1750. (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.):



below: The (restored) Market Gate from Melitus, size: NA, c. 160 A.D. (State Museums, Berlin):



below: Porta Praenestina, Rome, showing rusticated masonry, c. 45-50 A.D.:



below: Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia, Praeneste (Palestrina), marble-stucco over concrete walls,
c. 168' x 359', early 1st cent. B.C.:




below: Model resconstruction of the Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia:



below: Drawing reconstruction of the Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia:



below: Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari (Bahri), Egypt, (Dynasty XVIII, New Kingdom),
c. 1,480 B.C.:




below: The Temple of Venus, Baalbek, Lebanon, size: NA, early 2nd cent. A.D.:



below: Model reconstruction of the west façade of the Parthenon. (Cast Gallery, Basle):



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