Tholos

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Τholos may refer to:

  • Tholos (building), a circular structure, often a temple, of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, and in classicistic 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 (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 tallest part of the United States Capitol dome, on which the Statue of Freedom stands
  • Other circular buildings, either predating ancient Greece or from different geographical areas
    • Tholos tomb, or Beehive tomb
    • Tholos, keyhole-shaped houses of the Halaf culture of the Ancient Near East

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