Column Drums, Olympia

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 10 March 2013
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Column drums from the temple of Zeus at Olympia, 457 BCE. The central hole can be clearly seen which, with a wooden peg, helped hold the column drums in place.

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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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Cartwright, M. (2013, March 10). Column Drums, Olympia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1088/column-drums-olympia/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Column Drums, Olympia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 10, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1088/column-drums-olympia/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Column Drums, Olympia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Mar 2013. Web. 26 Oct 2021.