Sites from antiquity with identified architects
WHS (or significant parts thereof) dating from Antiquity (before 476 AD), where a named architect is known as responsible for the design.
|Acropolis||Ictinus - "Ancient sources identify Ictinus and Callicrates as co-architects of the Parthenon" (wiki)|
|Ancient Thebes||Senenmut (Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut)|
|Archaeological Site of Delphi||Dinocrates, Spintharus of Corinth|
|Olympia||Porch of Agnaptus|
|Pyramids (Memphis)||The Pyramid of Djoser was designed by Sneferu|
|Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos||Tunnel of Eupalinos, Theodorus of Samos is the architect of the Doric Order temple Heraion of Samos.|
|Rome||Apollodorus of Damascus designed Trajan's Forum, the Temple of Trajan, and Trajan's Column. Cocceius Auctus built the original Pantheon. Rabirius designed the Flavian Palace.|
|Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae||Ictinus|
|Tower of Hercules||"(...) it is the only Roman lighthouse of which the name of the architect and engineer who built it is known: Gaius Sevius Lupus, who immortalised his name by leaving it engraved on a commemorative inscription at the foot of his work". (Executive Summary, p. V)|
|Verona||Lucius Vitruvius Cerdo designed Arco dei Gavi|
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