Ancient architecture: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Crete, Greece
Examines the origins, development, and distinctive styles and achievements of the architectures of the four ancient civilizations of the eastern Mediterranean
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Abydos acropolis Aegina agora altar Amenhotep architects architecture Artemis Assyrian Athenian Athens brick building built capital cella central century B.c. chambers chapel colonnade columns court cult cult image decorative Delphi Dendera Didyma Doric Doric order east Edfu Eighteenth Dynasty entrance Epidaurus excavations facade feet frieze front funerary Gate gods Greek Hathor Hellenistic Horus hypostyle hall interior Ionic Karnak Knossos later Lower Egypt Lower Egyptian Luxor Mallia Megara Hyblaea megaron Minoan monumental Mortuary precinct mortuary temple Museum Mycenae Olympia Osiris Paestum painted palace Parthenon Pergamum period peristyle Phaistos pillars Plan of Temple Plate portal portico Ptolemaic pylon Ramesses relief roof rooms royal sacred sanctuary Saqqara sculptured Sele River Selinus shrine side space square stoa stone structure Temple of Amon-Ra Temple of Apollo Temple of Athena Temple of Hera Temple of Zeus terrace Thebes Tholos tomb tradition Treasury Tuthmosis Upper valley temple vault walls West Thebes ziggurat Zoser