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Parallels: Parthenon and Buffalo History Museum

Parthenon
Acropolis, Athens, Greece
Built: 447- 432 BCE
Architect: Ictinus and Callicrates under the supervision of the sculptor Phidias
Sculpture:
Phidias
Style: Doric
Buffalo History Museum
1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY, USA
Built: 1900(?) - 1929
Architect: George Cary
Sculpture: Charles N. Neihaus
Style:  Neoclassical Revival (with Greek Doric details)

Parthenon
Pentelic marble


Buffalo History Museum
Vermont marble

Parthenon
 Doric style octastyle (8-columns) colonnade

Buffalo History Museum
  Doric style octastyle (8-columns) colonnade

Parthenon
Pediment plaster reproduction on display in the Acropolis Museum

Buffalo History Museum
Pediment marble sculpture

Parthenon
Pediment plaster reproduction detail

Buffalo History Museum
Pediment marble sculpture detail

Parthenon
Pediment fragment

Buffalo History Museum
Pediment section

Parthenon
  Mutules under the Doric  cornice fragments   ...   Triglyphs and drops/guttae   ...   The lighter colored stone is a contemporary replacement for missing pieces

Buffalo History Museum 
 
Mutules under the Doric  cornice fragments   ...   Triglyphs and drops/guttae

Parthenon
  Metope sculpture   

Buffalo History Museum
Panel sculpture

Parthenon
  Doric columns   ...   Abacus   ...    Doric capitals   ...    Fluted  shafts

Buffalo History Museum
Doric columns   ...   Abacus   ...    Doric capitals   ...    Fluted  shafts


Photos and their arrangement 2018 Chuck LaChiusa
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