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3-EaRenArch - Prehistoric (Stonehenge) Ancient Egyptian...

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Prehistoric (Stonehenge) Ancient Egyptian Early examples of the “post and lintel” (or “post and beam”) system: • Vertical elements are posts • Horizontal elements are lintels (or beams)
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Ancient Greek temple (The Parthenon, Athens) Ancient Roman temple (Temple of Portunus, Rome) Highly developed form of the post and lintel system, which has evolved into the “Classical Order”: • posts have become columns • lintels have become entablatures
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Diagrams of the Classical Orders: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian The Parthenon, using the Doric Order Doric capital (Note the Parthenon’s “fluted” shafts composed of “drums”)
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Diagrams of the Classical Orders Temple of Portunus, using the Ionic Order Ionic capital (with scroll)
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Ancient Roman temple (The Pan- theon) using the Corinthian Order) Corinthian capital (acanthus leaves) Diagrams of the Classical Orders (Note the Pantheon’s unfluted, “monolithic” shafts)
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Two ancient Roman arches Arches are composed of wedge-shaped blocks called “voussoirs.”
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Ancient Roman aqueduct (the Pont du Gard in France), showing rows of arches
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3-EaRenArch - Prehistoric (Stonehenge) Ancient Egyptian...

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