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Throughout the Decline 13th and early 14th centuries the architecture of succes-
of shrine sive shrines gradually declined. The plasticity of the old architec-
pilasters and architraves was suppressed into simple ture moldings, and the
beauty of ...
ture is a large marble statue of Asclepius, dating from the 4th century. Few Greek
inscriptions, however, have been found. Only the above-mentioned places are
referred to as colonies, but textual evidence reveals a considerable number of ...
The round houses of Pre-Pottery Neo- Architec- lithic A are succeeded by
rectangular houses with floors ture of and walls covered with polished plaster. At
Jericho there Pre-Pottery is clear evidence of the break, with erosion and with
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