Tholos

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Τholos may refer to:

  • Tholos (architecture), a circular structure, often a temple, of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, and in classical or neoclassical architecture
    • Tholos (Ancient Rome), a structure found in the centre of the macellum
    • Tholos (Athens), a building which housed the Prytaneion, or seat of government, in ancient Athens
    • Tholos of Delphi, a circular building located approximately 800 metres from the main site of the ruined Temple of Apollo at Delphi
    • Tholos (Epidaurus), a circular building with an ornate astronomical floor design
    • Tholos (Washington DC), the highest part of the United States Capitol dome, on which the Statue of Freedom stands
  • Tholos tomb, or beehive tomb
  • Tholos, keyhole-shaped houses of the Halaf culture of the Ancient Near East
  • Tholos, an alternative name of Theologos, Rhodes, a village in Greece