Sunday, 8 April 2012

Greek Temple Frieze - Parthenon



Parthenon Temple Facade, close up of Frieze
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Click on the words in red, below, for their definitions.

  1. Sima
  2. Cornice
  3. Mutule
  4. Guttae (this is plural)
  5. Mettope
  6. Triglyph 
  7. Taenia (this is singular)
  8. Regula (this is singular)
  9. Guttae (this is plural)
  10. Architrave, also known as Epistyle
  11. Tympanum, also known as Pediment
  12. Architrave, also known as Epistyle
  13. Abacus
  14. Echinus
  15. Arris
  16. Flute - for plural known as Fluting
Parthenon Temple Facade, close up of Frieze
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The main image has been sourced from Wikipedia and adapted, for the original source and license


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