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.
|Ictinus - "Ancient sources identify Ictinus and Callicrates as co-architects of the Parthenon" (wiki)
|Senenmut (Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut)
|Archaeological Site of Delphi
|Dinocrates, Spintharus of Corinth
|Porch of Agnaptus
|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.
|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
|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)
|Lucius Vitruvius Cerdo designed Arco dei Gavi
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Sites from antiquity with identified architects?
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