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Architecture Puzzler #553

What is entasis? What is exfoliation?


 

Question from Last Week:
Architecture Puzzler #552

Although "caryatid" sounds like a species of shellfish, it is a special form of column used to support the corners of some ancient buildings, such as the Erechtheum. How would you describe these columns? By the way, where is the Erechtheum?  

Answer to Puzzler #552


 

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The Parthenon in Athens demonstrates entasis.
Photo: Howard Davis/ Artifice Images

 
 
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