The Great Colonnade of Apamea
The Great Colonnade of Apamea (Syria), 115 CE, reconstruction, plaster. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReCap Photo Pro from AutoDesk.
At nearly 2km from the north to the south of the city, a portico of about 7.50 m wide spreads on both sides of the high street that was the backbone of urban planning Apamea. The columns were surmounted by a curved frieze with continuous decoration of acanthus foliage, and not a Doric frieze mistakenly placed in 1935. On the floor of the portico, a series of mosaic dating from the year 469 CE.
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