Conjectural reconstruction of the Temple of Bacchus, Baalbek: the lacunaria (figures in hexagons)

RIBApix ref no RIBA67452
Artist/PhotographerBorra, Giovanni Battista (1713-1786)
CountryLebanon
CityBaalbek
Subject Date0001
Image Date1751
ViewInterior
StyleRoman
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/142 f29
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is one of a series of drawings Borra made to be engraved for the work by Robert Wood, The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria (London, 1757).

Subject tags

ceilings, decorative stonework, temples