From Pentelicon to the Parthenon

From Pentelicon to the Parthenon


By (author) Manolis Korres

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  • Publisher: Melissa
  • Format: Hardback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 241mm x 333mm x 15mm | 1,043g
  • Publication date: 31 December 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Athens
  • ISBN 10: 9602040173
  • ISBN 13: 9789602040171
  • Illustrations note: 50 b&w illustrations

Product description

This book comprises two parts: the first presents, in the form of 22 full-page drawings, the story of a doric column capital (weighing some 12 tonnes) and of the men who hewed it from the quarry and transported it to the Acropolis. The second part discusses the ancient Pentelic marble quarries, their function and the stages of their development.

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