Proto Ionic Capital
The Proto Ionic Capital is a stock image of a decorative architectural element commonly used in ancient Greece and Rome. It is characterized by a volute, or scroll-like ornament, on each side of the capital.
This particular image depicts a capital that is believed to date back to the 5th century BCE and is thought to have been used in the construction of the Temple of Apollo at Bassae. The Proto Ionic Capital is an important example of the evolution of classical architecture and has influenced numerous later styles.
The image provides a fascinating glimpse into the ancient world and serves as a valuable reference for architects, historians, and art enthusiasts alike.