View of the Erechtheion. Workmen excavating to reveal the base of the prostasis underneath the Caryatids. Ottoman official Dizdar Aǧa is leaning on his son-in-law's shoulder while two other Ottomans are supervising the excavations in order to keep him informed and to ensure that the British are not carrying away the archaeological findings. On the foreground a man, probably James Stuart, drawing the monument.

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Creator

STUART, James / REVETT, Nicholas

Title

View of the Erechtheion. Workmen excavating to reveal the base of the prostasis underneath the Caryatids. Ottoman official Dizdar Aǧa is leaning on his son-in-law's shoulder while two other Ottomans are supervising the excavations in order to keep him informed and to ensure that the British are not carrying away the archaeological findings. On the foreground a man, probably James Stuart, drawing the monument.

Alternative Title

A View of the west end of the Temple of Minerva Polias, and of the Pandrosium.

Date

1787

Bibliographic Citation

STUART, James / REVETT, Nicholas. The Antiquities of Athens measured and delineated by James Stuart F.R.S. and F.S.A. and Nicholas Revett painters and architects, vol. II, London, John Nichols, 1787.

Identifier

stuart_125

Table Of Contents

22

Spatial Coverage

Athens

Attica

Greece

Subject

Art and antiquities

Architecture and built environment

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STUART, James / REVETT, Nicholas, “ View of the Erechtheion. Workmen excavating to reveal the base of the prostasis underneath the Caryatids. Ottoman official Dizdar Aǧa is leaning on his son-in-law's shoulder while two other Ottomans are supervising the excavations in order to keep him informed and to ensure that the British are not carrying away the archaeological findings. On the foreground a man, probably James Stuart, drawing the monument.,” travelogues, accessed July 25, 2024, http://english.travelogues.gr/items/show/48133.