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What is a pediment? Greek architecture

By |2017-07-29T09:59:18-07:00July 2nd, 2017|Architecture, Greeks|

The pediment is the triangular place under the roof of a Greek temple. Each temple has two pediments, one on the front and one on the back. They're always isosceles triangles. At first pediments were probably plain, but soon the Greeks began to decorate pediments with stone sculpture. One of the earliest pediments, on the [...]