Styles

In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.

Topics

In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

Audience

This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

Column from the Temple of Diana

  • Column from the Temple of Diana. National Museum of Roman Art in Mérida © Ministerio de Cultura

    Column from the Temple of Diana. National Museum of Roman Art in Mérida © Ministerio de Cultura

     
  

Category

Archaeology

Cultural background

Roman

Original title

Columna Templo Diana
National Museum of Roman Art
Mérida
Badajoz, Extremadura
Badajoz

Its stuccoed surface (a covering of white plaster and stickwater) is in exceptionally well conserved.

This column has a ribbed shaft formed by granite drums with a Corinthian-style capital, and is stuccoed like the rest of the piece. It is in the main museum building.

 

Details of the work

Origin/Provenance
Roman Temple to Diana

Object
Column

Dimensions
Height = 9.78 m; Perimeter = 3.30 m

Technique
Stuccoed, sculpted

Material
Granite

  

Find tourist information in the surroundings

spain is culture