The Stones of the Parthenon

The Stones of the Parthenon

Paperback Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum

By (author) Manolis Korres

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  • Publisher: J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Format: Paperback | 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 192mm x 200mm x 6mm | 448g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Santa Monica CA
  • ISBN 10: 0892366079
  • ISBN 13: 9780892366071
  • Illustrations note: 26 b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,164,238

Product description

A description of the processes employed by the ancient Greeks in quarrying, dressing, transporting and installing the capital of a monumental Doric column at the Parthenon. The illustrations document the technological sophistication of the early Greek artisans.

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