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ST. PETERSBURG

 
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Closeup view of lower part of the main entrance section of the Admiralty building. The frieze above the arch is by Teerebenyev and memorializes 'The Founding of the Russian Fleet". It shows Peter I receiving a trident from Neptune. The corner statues are of Achilles, Ajax, Pyrrhus and Alexander the Great. Above the frieze is an Ionic peristyle of 28 columns

 
   

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