Paestum (Italy) : Remains of a fountain spill

Creator:
unknown (Greek (ancient)
Published/Created:
Pesto [Paestum], Campania, Italy
ca. 599-400 BCE (inclusive)
Date Depicted:
10/1/1997
8000 BC - 499 AD
Materials:
tufa (originally covered with stucco and painted)
Notes:
Ancient city was established by Greek colonists from Sybaris, who called it Poseidonia; taken by Lucanians 5th cen. BCE & by Romans 273 BCE; was famous for its roses; was destroyed by Saracens 871 AD; now site of the village of Pesto.
Topics:
Architecture -- Italy -- 5th century BCE -- (YVRC)
Architecture -- Italy -- 6th century BCE -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Archaic
Culture:
Greek (ancient)
Accession Number:
1A3-G-P-P-K6
Genre:
fountains (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
construction complexes; sites (locations); archaeological sites; excavations (sites)
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Base Collection
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
10/1/1997
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10098984
PID:
digcoll:1831048