The block has a healthy sheen of high quality limestone. Polished, it should resist erosion admirably.


Northern view - nine more 400 ton blocks





The Trilithon is in the upper left corner in this southwest view. It reaches past the south wall of Jupiter's temple. The nine giant blocks just below and to the south of the Jupiter's temple continue from the six support blocks under the Trilithon, and are like the nine blocks on the north side

The Trilithon






Roman columns from Aswan granite, which had once surrounded the courtyard, of which six are still standing

Trilithon - NW view