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Corinthian Order

This is one of the original orders invented in Greece around 500 B.C. It is characterized by a rounded capital decorated with acanthus leaves and a square abacus on tall slender columns.

   
       
Olympia - Greece
Athens - Greece (5th c BC)
 
   
     
   
Temple of Zeus - Athens
 
 
 
St. Peters - Rome - Italy
 
       
 
Paris - France
 
Sienna - Italy
 
Volubilis Morocco - 200 A.D.
 
       
 
Paris - France
 
Somerset House - London - England
 
Volubilis Morocco - 200 A.D.