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Colonnade on the (liturgical) south side of the nave, early 5th century. Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Italy. Credit: Holly Hayes.
Interior view of the south aisle, looking west, with Early Christian sarcophagi displayed on the left. Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna. Credit: David Joyal.
Interior of the portico. Pantheon (125 CE), Rome, Italy. Credit: Holly Hayes.
South facade of the British Museum, c. 1845-51. The sculptural frieze, *The Progress of Civilization* (1851) was designed by Richard Westmacott. London, England. Credit: Holly Hayes.
The Temple of Saturn at the west end of the Forum in Rome. Originally built c. 497 BCE, it was restored in 43 BCE and rebuilt in 360-80 CE after a fire. The eight ancient columns are made of Egyptian granite; the inner frieze was carved of white marble c... Credit: Holly Hayes.
South colonnade of St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro) by night. This huge elliptical plaza was designed by Bernini and built between 1656 and 1667. Credit: David Joyal.
Interior of the elliptical colonnade around St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro), designed by Bernini and built between 1656 and 1667. Credit: David Joyal.
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