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Parthenon columns – optical illusions

By |2018-04-22T10:26:03+00:00July 1st, 2017|Architecture, Greeks|

Parthenon, Athens So the architects of the Parthenon set out to make it the best temple ever. Most Greek temples had six columns across the front – the Parthenon has eight. Most temples had either a frieze (a continuous band of sculpture) or metopes (individual panels) – the Parthenon has both. There's a [...]