domenica 21 luglio 2024

Columns of the Patriarchs’ palace

Colonne del Palazzo dei Patriarchi ad Aquileia. Foto di © Gianluca Baronchelli
The two tall columns standing alone next to the basilica are all that survives of the patriarchal palace. Built from moulded limestone ashlar blocks, the columns have simple capitals and retain the cavities for the floor trussing. They are of uncertain date, although probably mediaeval.