[Note: This example illustrates CCO creator display option 2 for unknown creators (CCO page 92). In this example, the “Culture” field is used for the primary identification of an unknown creator. It is linked to a Concept Authority record for Roman and to a Name Authority record of the patron Emperor Hadrian.]
Class[controlled]: architecture Greek and Roman art
*Work Type [link]: • villa estate • ruins
*Title/Name: Hadrian’s Villa
*Creator Display: Roman, for the Emperor Hadrian (Roman, 76-138 CE, ruled 117-138)
*Role [link]: architect [link]: Roman
*Role [link]: patron [link]: Hadrian
*Creation Date Display: ca. 120 CE [controlled]: Earliest: 0115 Latest: 0125
*Subject [links]: • architecture • dwelling • prestige umbrella domes nymphaea peristyle houses
Culture [link]: Roman
*Current Location [link]: Tivoli (Lazio, Italia)
*Materials and Techniques: load bearing masonry concrete
Material [links]: • masonry • concrete Technique [links]: • bearing walls
Description: Summer palace that is the conceptual descendent of the Emperor Nero’s Domus Aurea.
Description Source [links]: Great Architecture of the World. Edited by John Julius Norwich. London: Mitchell Beazley, 1975. Page:74
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