Geometry, an Egyptian invention much developed by the Greek, is the measurement of the earth. Complex shapes must be simplified into elementary ones to measure them. Such shapes are guidelines in photography. Like the triangles and parallel lines of this drying rack and its shadow on the wall.
Rectangles made out of Greek pillars and Greek architraves usually follow the golden ratio: given a rectangle, its area is cut by a line forming a square out of it. This ratio is present also in the Temple of Demeter in Naxos, where the square is additionally cut by another middle column.The Temple of Demeter is made of white, semi-transparent marble. The roof was of white marble too, hard to imagine the light filtering through it into the sacred room.
Triangle of blue sea ahead.A cubic table close to Naxos harbour. The restaurant was chosen just to kill the queuing time, while waiting for the ferry, which was delayed by strong winds. That was a pretty casual, very tasty choice.
Beneath the Acropolis Museum of Athens, archeologists found the rests of the old city of Athens. It is a multilayered masterpiece of history, separated by some fat, concrete pillars.