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Source Image: PR313_01_09 of Column Fragment (1) of Euromos: Temple of Zeus

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Description

Fluted column from the Temple of Zeus at Euromos.

Monument
Euromos: Temple of Zeus 
Monument Part
Column Fragment (1) 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Marble (Visual identification)  
Date
ad 100 - ad 200 
Keywords
FlutingColumn Shaft  
Collections
Euromos  

Location

Original Location
Euromos 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The curious V-shaped flutes on this column shaft are carved with the point chisel.

Notes

The Temple of Zeus at Euromos was built in the 2nd century AD on the site of an earlier temple. It is especially interesting because it was only part-finished, with some of its columns never fluted and others only roughly fluted.

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