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plan peristyle pronaos column naos location of the statue opisthodomos crepidoma

peristyle click to hear

Colonnade with one or more rows surrounding the temple.

pronaos click to hear

Front section of the temple; it provides access to the naos.

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Circular pillar supporting the entablature; it is composed of three parts: the base, the shaft and the capital.

naos click to hear

Central part of the temple, designed to house the statue of the divinity.

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Area where the statue of the divinity was placed.

opisthodomos click to hear

Rear section of the temple where offerings were left.

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Base upon which the building rests; it is composed of several levels.