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This photograph depicts the reconstructed Treasury of the Athenians. Located on the Sacred Way leading up to the Temple of Apollo, this treasury was built to house the offerings dedicated to the god on behalf of the Athenian state. More specifically,…

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This video depicts a funerary lekythos, a vessel used to offer wine and olive oil to the deceased. Lekythoi are similar to other amphorae, but their main distinguishing characteristic was the alabaster color of the vessels surface. This artifact is…

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This photograph captures the western view of the great temple dedicated to the god of the seas, Poseidon. Built between 444 BCE and 440 BCE, this temple located at Cape Sounion proved to be one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the ancient…

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This photograph captures the southern view of the great temple dedicated to the god of the seas, Poseidon. Built between 444 BCE and 440 BCE, this temple located at Cape Sounion proved to be one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the ancient…

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This photograph depicts the reconstruction of the Temple of Athena Nike. Built between 449 BCE and 420 BCE, this small temple honored the dual goddesses Athena and Nike (Victory), and commemorated the Athenians' victory over the Persians in 479 BCE.…

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This photograph depicts the northern side of the temple dedicated to the god of the sun, medicine, music, and prophesy, Apollo. It was in this famous shrine that the god's oracle - or, Pythia - would deliver Apollo's messages to those seeking his…

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This photograph depicts the eastern columns on the front-side of the temple dedicated to the god of the sun, medicine, music, and prophesy, Apollo. It was in this famous shrine that the god's oracle - or, Pythia - would deliver Apollo's messages to…

Temple of Apollo: Eastern Columns (Delphi, Greece)
This photograph depicts the eastern columns on the front-side of the temple dedicated to the god of the sun, medicine, music, and prophesy, Apollo. It was in this famous shrine that the god's oracle - or, Pythia - would deliver Apollo's messages to…

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This photograph depicts the Telesterion, the ancient temple dedicated to the goddesses Demeter and Persephone. Located in Eleusis, Greece, the Telesterion was home to one of the most popular Mystery Cults of the ancient Greco-Roman world: i.e. the…

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This photograph of the Straights of Salamis was taken from Piraeus, Greece. The Straights of Salamis was the site of the famous navel battle between a loose confederation of ancient Greek city-states (commanded by the Athenian, Themistocles) and the…
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