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Ancient Greek architecture is known for its forms of illustration. Buildings consisted of friezes, metopes, and pediments. These segments within the building had many figures. The figures were created to illustrate stories, myths, battles, or something about the architect.

Temple decoration consisted of friezes, metopes, and pediments. These segments within the building had many figures. The figures were created to illustrate stories, myths, battles.

columns

The texture of this picture really caught my eye. You can see the rigid of the columns very well in this picture. Also the pediment of this column is very detailed.

Doorway inside the Palazzo Altemps, or The National Roman Museum in Rome, Italy. It's a 15th-century palace housing Renaissance artworks & antiquities, Greek & Roman sculptures & library.

Doorway inside the Palazzo Altemps, or The National Roman Museum in Rome, Italy. It's a palace housing Renaissance artworks & antiquities, Greek & Roman sculptures & library.

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I'd like a set of wooden Ionic columns like these, carved and placed in our farm house.perhaps to separate the living and dining areas.

Greek pillar

This picture depicts a Key Border and Ionic Order. The key border is a repetitive pattern. You can tell the column is an Ionic Order by the swirls at the top.