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The Doric Temple of Aphaia, Aegina Island - Greece - The Temple of Aphaia is dedicated to goddess Athena and is located on the island of Aegina. It is one of the ancient architectural wonders of ancient Greece. It was built in 480 BC and 25 of the original 32 Doric columns still stand due to the skill of the restorers. Source: www.greeka.com

The Doric Temple of Aphaia, Aegina Island - Greece - The Temple of Aphaia is dedicated to goddess Athena and is located on the island of Aegina. It is one of the ancient architectural wonders of ancient Greece. It was built in 480 BC and 25 of the original 32 Doric columns still stand due to the skill of the restorers. Source: www.greeka.com

A Different Point of View

Looking across the width of the temple, behind the row of columns. I am going to play around with getting those spot lights out with PS.

"Inside-out" view of the Parthenon

Illustrator - Inside-out Views_Parthenon

Stephen Biesty has worked as a freelance illustrator since 1985 creating a wide variety of information books for both adults and children.

architect Kallikrates. Acropolis, Temple of Athena Nike, reconstruction rendering of facade - . Built between 427 and 424 BC, the temple is the earliest fully Ionic temple on the Acropolis.

Acropolis, Temple of Athena Nike: reconstruction rendering of facade

Title: Acropolis, Temple of Athena Nike Other title: Temple of Athena Nike (Athens, Greece) Date: circa 427–424 BCE Current location: Athens, Perifereia Protevousis, Greece Description of work: The historic illustrations included in this project were originally published during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Many originally appeared in publications that predated the widespread use of photography for art documentation. These engravings, line drawings, and plans reflect…

Stephen Biesty - Illustrator - Exploded Views - Acropolis

Illustrator - Exploded Views - Acropolis

Stephen Biesty has worked as a freelance illustrator since 1985 creating a wide variety of information books for both adults and children.

Berlin, Pergamonmuseum, rekonstruierter Eingang zum pergamenischen Athena-Tempel (Reconstructed entranceway to the Pergamene Athena temple)

Berlin, Pergamonmuseum, rekonstruierter Eingang zum pergamenischen Athena-Tempel (Reconstructed entranceway to the Pergamene Athena temple)

Ausgrabungen auf dem Burgberg von Pergamon begannen 1878 unter Carl Humann, vorerst um den Tempel mit seinen Friesen freizulegen, später auch um weitere Bauten der Akropolis auszugraben. Mit der damaligen türkischen Regierung wurde die Vereinbarung getroffen, dass alle aufgefundenen Fragmente der Altarfriese den Berliner Museen übereignet werden. In Berlin wurden die Friese aus unzähligen Bruchstücken von italienischen Restauratoren wieder zusammengesetzt und für die Ausstellung der Friese…

The Doric Temple of Athena Lindia, dating from about 300 BC in Lindos, Island of Rhodes, Greece by kenny barker

300 B.C. (explore #74)

The Doric Temple of Athena Lindia, dating from about 300 BC in Lindos, Island of Rhodes, Greece .explore Sep 17, 2012 #74

The Propylaea View to the northwest through the columns of the Propylaea

The Propylaea

View to the northwest through the columns of the Propylaea

The Athenians Treasure at Delphi

The Athenians Treasure at Delphi

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Parthenon Entablature

Parthenon Entablature

Detail of the Parthenon's entablature at the northeast corner. Is that a jaguar gargoyle?