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1

Date

2nd BC

2

What was the ground like?

Levelled

3

Was it in a forum?

No

4

Where was it instead of being in a forum?

Above city

5

How was it dominant?

High podium

6

How high was the podium?

3.7m

7

What was it surrounded by?

Stone wall

8

What type of columns were at the front?

Tuscan columns

9

What was the positioning like for the 4 frontal tuscan columns?

They were widely spaced

10

What was the effect of the back half being enclosed?

Allowed entrants gradual light to darkness effect

11

What were there decorations of?

Terracotta

12

Where was the decorations of terracotta?

Only at the front

13

One decorational element that was missing?

No frieze all around

14

What did the triple cella contain?

Statues of the capitoline triad

15

What were the walls of the building like?

Blank

16

What was the roof like?

Terracotta

17

What was the substructure and roof framework made of?

WOOD

18

What other material was used?

Brick

19

Where did the shallow ridge roof hang over?

Entablature and porch as well as sides

20

What did the overhanging roof allow?

Weather protection