Ancient Greece and Egyptian Architecture 

By: Meredith Traugott

Greece

- In 447 BC the Parthenon was built.

- The Temple of Hephaestus was made for Hephaestos which was the god of metalworking.

- The Parthenon was made for the goddess Athena.

- The Parthenon is a reminder of what the architecture was like back then.

- The Temple of Concordia was built in  5th century BC.

Egypt

-The Karnak has 134 large columns that are divided  into 16 equal rows.

- The Great Sphinx is made of limestone.

- The Great Pyramid of Giza is made with about 2,300,000 stone blocks.

- The Great Pyramid of Giza is almost the tallest man made structure in the world.

-The Pyramids of Giza are alined with the of stars of Orion.  

Similarities

- The goddess of architecture in Egypt is Seshat and The goddess of architecture in Greece is Hestia.

- The Parthenon has no straight lines but the Pyramids do have straight lines.

Diferences

 - They both had drawings on buildings that gave it character.

-  They both used big stone blocks to make buildings.

Copy Right

http://www.britannica.com/topic/Parthenon/images-videos

http://artworkadayatatime.tumblr.com/post/29689525665/temple-of-hephaestus

http://www.maicar.com/GML/Hephaestus.html

https://www.emaze.com/@AFOFLOOF/Athena-was-the-Greek

http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Italy/Sicily/Agrigento/Agrigento/photo127184.htm

http://www.roundpulse.com/top-10-religious-and-ancient-places

http://gohighbrow.com/the-great-sphinx-of-giza/

http://foundtheworld.com/great-pyramid-of-giza/

http://www.egyptianmyths.net/seshat.htm

http://museum.classics.cam.ac.uk/collections/casts/hestia-giustiniani

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