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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Olympia, Peloponnese, Greeceen_US
dc.coverage.temporalca. 600 BCE (creation)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date-600en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-22T19:39:35Z
dc.date.available2013-05-22T19:39:35Z
dc.date.issued-600en_US
dc.identifier220940en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 692en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/128864
dc.descriptionThe Temple of Hera, a Doric column and capital (considered the oldest Doric columns in Greece); The first monumental structure was the Temple of Hera (Heraion), built at the foot of Mt Kronos. This was once considered to have been an enlargement ca. 600 BCE of an earlier small Doric building: research has shown, however, that the whole temple was completed at one time around 600 BCE. The Heraion, a narrow building with heavy proportions (18.76 x 10.00 m; 6 x 16 columns), is one of the oldest monumental temples in Greece. The lower part and the huge orthostat blocks of the cella are preserved. These are of local shelly limestone, while the upper parts of the walls were of mud-brick, supporting a wooden superstructure roofed with terracotta tiles. At the peak of both gables was a terracotta disc acroterion, one of which has been restored (diam. 2.42 m). The original wooden columns were replaced over a long period by stone Doric ones. Each of the stone columns was in the style of its own period, so that they provide overall a paradigm of the development of the Doric order. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 11/11/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; shell limestone; stuccoen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectdeitiesen_US
dc.subjectmythology (Classical)en_US
dc.subjectLate Archaicen_US
dc.titleOlympia: Temple of Heraen_US
dc.title.alternativeTemple of Heraen_US
dc.title.alternativeHeraionen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A3-G-O-3-C1en_US
vra.culturalContextGreek (ancient)en_US
vra.techniqueen_US
vra.worktypetempleen_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Greek (ancient))en_US


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