Roman Arches. Insert photo of the Roman Colosseum HERE http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Roman_Colosseum.html. By Christine Mathews. Many cities have structures that we associate with them. For example, we think of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Insert photo of the Eiffel Tower HERE
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By Christine Mathews
Many cities have structures that we associate with them. For example, we think of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
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Saturn V Rocket HERE
In Huntsville, we have
The Saturn V Rocket.
Rome, Italy has the ancient structure called the Colosseum.
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The architecture is made of columns that have arches between them. An arch is made from wedge shaped stones that fit between the columns. The top stone is called the keystone and holds it all together. Look at the space inside the arch.
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Another structure that is made from arches
is the Roman Aquaduct.
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Can you think of any other structures that
use the arch?
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Boldrini, Fabio. The Golden Book of Rome. : Casa Editrice Bonechi, 1993.
Olsen, Keith. The Romans Do It Again. -1 May 1997. . 8 Jun. 2004.