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egypt_central park - Arch 252 - History of Architecture II...

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Cuts in columns and sides of temple were made to recieve brick additions to the temple for its use as a church. Door way has a coptic inscrip- tion on its inner surface to com- memorate the dedication of the building as a church. Observation Diagram of Sandstone Material: Stetchers (Parrallel Blocks) - Orange Headers (Perpindicular Blocks) - Green Detail: Column sup- port on front. Egyptains focused on the column as there main aesthetic component in design. Left: axial veiw through temple. Major focus on the alignment in there designs. Richard Czirbik
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Unformatted text preview: Arch 252 - History of Architecture II TEMPLE OF DENDUR Obelisk top seems to be refurbished or redone since being relocated to NYC. Notice the dierence in material. The cap on the obelisk is lighter from the rest of it. Scorpion detail at base on needle proves that egyptain society revered them. Possible use for them is to help support the obelisk at the base, as the obelisk isnt fully connected at the bottom. Richard Czirbik Arch 252 - History of Architecture II TEMPLE OF DENDUR CLEOPATRAS NEEDLE...
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