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William G. Godden Collection: GoddenE4

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  • Title: The Pantheon, Rome
  • Creator(s): Godden, William G.
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  • Location: EUROPE/Rome/Western Europe/Italy
  • Structure: Pantheon

Description: The Pantheon showing the dome from its base to the open 8.9m diameter oculus at the top. The dome varies in thickness from 5.9m at the base to 1.5m at the apex. Height of the dome is 22m above its base. The apex is 37m above the floor and this is the same dimension as the inside diameter of the drum. The exact method of construction has never been determined. (Rome, Italy)

See also:
Historic domes

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