Flashcards in Temples - Pompeii - Temple of Apollo Deck (20):
Where did the temple face?
Faced north side of the town
Where did the cult of Apollo originate from?
Where was the temple in the centre of?
A sacred enclosure
What was it surrounded by?
Tuff columns (on all four sides)
What were the surrounding columns originally like?
Grooved and Iconic capitals
What were the orginal grooved iconic capitals replaced with?
Painted stucco columns (yellow, red, dark blue)
What was the doric architrave contain?
Metetopes and triglyphs
How many columns did the peripteroes?
In the peripteroes, with the 48 columns, what order did they come from?
What is to the front of the steps?
White marble alter on a travertine base
What is to the side of the steps?
Iconic column that supported a sun dial
How many cella's did the temple have?
One central one
What was the collonade made of?
What was the colonnade fronted by?
6 corinthian columns
What was the doric architrave of metopes and triglyphs (pre-roman) replaced with?
Frieze with griffins, festoons and foliage
What statues were in the forecourt?
2 states of Apollo and Diana
What would the interior have been like?
Why did Augustus restore this temple?
He favoured the god Apollo
What was stored nearby?
The town's official weights and measures data