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Drawing of the entablature and the capital of the columns of the Temple of Zeus at Euromos (Ayakli) with measurements, and section through the capital and architrave showing the internal face of the latter
Pen and ink with grey wash on a sheet of paper stuck down on to a second sheet pasted into the volume.
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Height: 373 millimetres (first sheet)
Height: 740 millimetres (volume)
Width: 260 millimetres (first sheet)
Width: 530 millimetres (volume)
- Curator's comments
- For a description of this album see 2013,5005.2.1
This drawing is a print study for an engraving in 'Antiquities of Ionia', 1797, Part I, chap. IV, plate III (Chandler incorrectly identified this site as Labraynda).
'...passing a village called Iakli [we] unexpectedly discovered the solemn ruin of a temple...which was of the Corinthian order; sixteen columns, with part of their entablature standing; the cell and roof demolished. It is in a nook or recess; the front, which is toward the east, close by the mountain foot; the back and one side overlooking the plain. The style of the architecture is noble, and made us regret, that some members, and in particular the angle of the cornice, were wanting. Its marbles have been melted away, as it were piecemeal, in the furnaces for making lime, which are still in use, by the ruin...I was much disappointed in finding no inscriptions to inform us of the name of this deserted place; which, from its distance from Mylasa, I am inclined to believe was Labranda. Labranda, according to Strabo, was a village, seated on a mountain, in the road from Alabanda to Mylasa...'
Richard Chandler, 'Travels in Asia Minor' (1775), pp.245-246
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 1800 (June)
- Greek and Roman
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