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Caesarea, Haifa District, Israel
 

Architectural Elements

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
1. Architectural Elements Marker
View of historic marker, affixed to a wooden post, that is supporting an architectural element artifact.
Inscription. The gable, cornice, frieze and architrave are some of the architectural elements that were typical of the facades and other monumental structures. The ornamentation of these buildings changed according to the adopted style.

In the Roman world, pedestals were not only used as columns supports but also as stands for statues and representative elements.
 
Location. 32° 29.791′ N, 34° 53.453′ E. Marker is in Caesarea, Haifa District. Marker can be reached from Kvish HaTe'atron 0 kilometers west of Rothschild, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the Caesarea Maritima National Park, very near to the western end of Kvish HaTe'atron Street. The marker is situated along a walkway that is just beyond the Kvish HaTe'atron Street entrance, to the archaeological park, on the right hand side of the walkway.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Collection of Architectural Artifacts (here, next to this marker); The Theater (here, next to this marker); Column Capitals (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarcophagi (within shouting distance of this marker); The Promontory Palace
Architectural Elements Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
2. Architectural Elements Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); King Herod's Hippodrome (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Chariot-Races (about 120 meters away); Dedicatory Inscription (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caesarea.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Caesarea Maritima. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Caesarea Maritima - pdf - Hosanna Lutheran Church. This is a link to information and pictures provided by Hosanna Lutheran Church. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Caesarea Maritima - Cornell University. This is a link to information provided by Cornell University. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Vitruvius. This is a link to information provided by, Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. De architectura. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. AnthropologyMan-Made Features
 
Architectural Elements Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
3. Architectural Elements Marker
Close-up view of a section of the English portion of the text.
Architectural Elements Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
4. Architectural Elements Marker
View of the historical marker, looking northeast along the walking path, towards the gated entrance to the park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on May 7, 2013. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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