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New investigations into the cantilever dome construction of the early Hellenistic period under the Žaba-Mogila (near Strelča)
New researches in building the corbelled domes during the early Hellenistic period in Zaba Mogila (near Strelča)

Author (s): Emilian Teleaga
Subject (s): Archeology, Ancient World
Published by: Editura "Arhitectură. Restaurare. Arheology"
Keywords: Žaba-Mogila; Thracian corbelled domes chambers; construction phases; facade; (Attic) ionic doors; architectural decoration;

Summary / Abstract: The inclusion of the tomb structure under Žaba-Mogila made it possible to examine the cantilever dome chambers of Thrace. The cantilever domes of Thrace, built using four construction techniques (from pseudo-isodomic stone blocks, from bricks, from thick-walled walls with emplekton or from round stone cuboid chambers with a conical roof) developed (from thicker to slimmer shapes) in the Strandža Mountains, the Marica Mountains. Tundža area and the Kamčija basin during the 4th century. v. And a little later. The cantilevered tombs of Thrace were typical burial sites of the Odrysian dynasts. The construction under Žaba-Mogila consisted of a facade with an Attic-Ionic portal, an antechamber and a round cantilever dome chamber. The Attic-Ionic door was around 350 BC. BC and decorated with fascia, an astragalus and an ionic kymation or provided with a gable and acroters. Twice, around 300 BC. The portal was rebuilt and decorated with a pediment and acroters. It was decorated with fascia, an astragalus and an ionic kymation. A tendril ribbon, another astragalus and a lesbian kymation also adorned the lintel. A two-wing stone door has been replaced by a later single-wing door. This elaborate grave construction points to a dynastic client.

Journal: Caiete ARA

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 5
  • Page Range: 55-86
  • Page Count: 32
  • Language: German