Lion's head spout from Ephesos, Turkey, 400–300 BC.

Room 77

Greek and Roman architecture

560 BC – AD 300

Visiting the gallery

Opening times

Room 77 is currently closed. 

The British Museum has an especially important collection of architecture and architectural sculpture from ancient Greek buildings.

Fragments of buildings on display in Room 77 include the earlier and later temples of Artemis at Ephesos, the Propylaea (gateway), Erechtheum and Nike temple from the Acropolis of Athens, the temple of Apollo at Bassae, the Mausoleum at Halikarnassos and the temple of Athena Polias at Priene. The Roman architecture on display in the room includes examples of the Corinthian and Composite orders in particular.


  • This gallery has no level or lift access.

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