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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Rome, Lazio, Italyen_US
dc.coverage.temporal118-125 CE (creation)en_US
dc.creatorHadrian, Emperor of Romeen_US
dc.date118-125en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-17T15:09:00Z
dc.date.available2013-10-17T15:09:00Z
dc.date.issued118-125en_US
dc.identifier237956en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 519en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/145725
dc.descriptionInterior detail, strongly projecting continuous cornice which divides upper and lower zone of decoration, at left is small porphyry pilaster of original decoration, the rest is 18th century; Commissioned by Marcus Agrippa (that building destroyed, but referenced in the inscription), and completely rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian ca. 118-125 CE. The building is circular with a portico of large granite Corinthian columns (eight in the first rank and two groups of four behind) under a pediment. A rectangular vestibule links the porch to the rotunda, which is under a coffered, concrete dome, with a central opening (oculus of 8.15 m diameter) to the sky. Almost two thousand years after it was built, the Pantheon's dome is still the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome. The height to the oculus and the diameter of the interior circle are the same, 43.3 metres (142 ft). It is one of the best preserved of all Roman buildings. It has been in continuous use throughout its history, and since 609, the Pantheon has been used as a Roman Catholic church dedicated to St. Mary and the Martyrs (Santa Maria ad Martyres) but informally known as "Santa Maria Rotonda." Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.oxfordartonline.com/ (accessed 7/28/2012)en_US
dc.format.mediumbrick; marble; bronze; concrete; graniteen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectdeath or burialen_US
dc.subjectfunerary arten_US
dc.subjectrulers and leadersen_US
dc.subjectRoman Empireen_US
dc.subjectImperial (Roman)en_US
dc.titlePantheonen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A3-R-R-PA-N22en_US
vra.culturalContextAncient Romanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypetempleen_US
dc.contributor.displayHadrian, Emperor of Rome (Ancient Roman patron, 76-138 CE)en_US


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