A drawing illustrating the floor plan of the Parthenon (447-438 BCE). The number of Doric columns in the outer colonnade (8x17) was unusual for a Greektemple (6x13). The cella contained the 12m high cult statue of Athena and the rear smaller chamber was used as the treasury of the city of Athens.
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Original illustration by S. R. Koehler.
Uploaded by Mark Cartwright, published on 25 October 2012 under the following license: Public Domain. This item is in the public domain, and can be used, copied, and modified without any restrictions.
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