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Archaic Temple Overview, Corinth, Greece

Accession Number
2014/2.274

Title
Archaic Temple Overview, Corinth, Greece

Artist(s)
Marilyn Bridges

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1984

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)

Subject matter
Marilyn Bridges describes the markings and monuments that she photographs from above as “the messages of humankind.” As a pilot and photographer, she documents contemporary landscapes connected to ancient times, which addresses the human relationship to the earth and environment. This photograph depicts the Archaic Temple or the Archaic Doric Temple, also known as the Temple of Apollo, in Corinth, Greece. It is one of the few ruins remaining in a city that was almost completely destroyed. This image depicts the seven columns that remain standing.

Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aeriel view of ancient temple ruins. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Ancient Greek (culture or style)
aerial photography
archaeological sites
columns (architectural elements)
ruins
temples (institutions)

5 Related Resources

Greco-Roman Mythology
(Part of 7 Learning Collections)
Greek Cultural Influence
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
Monuments and Memorials
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
Nature in Photography
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Ruins
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)

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