Egg and Dart Ornamentation

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 08 October 2013
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The egg and dart ornamentation is a common feature of Classical architecture, used especially to decorate a cornice. This example comes from the 5th century BCE Temple of Apollo on Delos.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2013, October 08). Egg and Dart Ornamentation. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2091/egg-and-dart-ornamentation/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Egg and Dart Ornamentation." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 08, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2091/egg-and-dart-ornamentation/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Egg and Dart Ornamentation." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Oct 2013. Web. 27 Jul 2021.