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A well-preserved Roman Corinthian capital in situ at the frigidarium of the Forum Baths, Ostia (I, XII, 6). The date of the capital is ca. 160 CE. Pensabene refers to this as an example of Corinzio Asiatico ("Asiatic Corinthian," Scavi di Ostia VII, cat. no. 333). The lobes of the individual acanthus leaves are sharply-cut, almost prismatic in layout. Height: 87 cm Material: imported Pentelic marble (column shaft is of green-veined cipollino).

A well-preserved Roman Corinthian capital in situ at the frigidarium of the Forum Baths, Ostia.

Detail of Column from Cupola, Old Stone Capitol Building - A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library

Detail of Column from Cupola, Old Stone Capitol Building - A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library

Outside the Panthéon {Portico of the Panthéon} - neoclassical - originally built as a church to St Genevieve, to fulfill a vow made by Louis XV on recovery from an illness. The architect was Jacques-Gabriel Soufflot (July 22, 1713-80). | Por failing_angel/Flickr/(CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Outside the Panthéon {Portico of the Panthéon} - neoclassical - originally built as a church to St Genevieve, to fulfill a vow made by Louis XV on recovery from an illness. The architect was Jacques-Gabriel Soufflot (July

Annunziata del Vastato, Genova (Genoa, Italy) the Renaissance and Baroque periods re-invented the Classical orders to make composite capitals.

Joseph J Abhar - Annunziata del Vastato, Genova (Genoa, Italy) the Renaissance and Baroque periods re-invented the Classical orders to make composite capitals.

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