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Dedicated by the Greeks of Chios late in the fourth century BCE, this massive marble altar would have been the focal point of the great temple complex dedicated to the god of the sun, medicine, music, and prophesy, Apollo. Located just outside of the…

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This photograph depicts the massive 15 x 30 foot base of an altar that was dedicated to Zeus as protector of commercial and political activities (Agoraios). As the epicenter of such activities, the altar was erected in the Athenian agora after the…

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This photograph captures the western wall of the Erectheion. Dedicated to the gods Athena and Poseidon, and named after the legendary king of Athens, Erectheus, this temple commemorated the mythic battle for patronage of the city. According to myth,…

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This photograph captures the eastern sanctuary of the Erectheion. The whole complex was dedicated to the gods Athena and Poseidon, and named after the legendary king of Athens, Erectheus. This temple commemorated the mythic battle for patronage of…

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This photograph captures the southern portico of the Erectheion and its famous Caryatid columns.. The whole complex was dedicated to the gods Athena and Poseidon, and named after the legendary king of Athens, Erectheus. This temple commemorated the…

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This photograph captures the western and southern sides of the Erectheion. Dedicated to the gods, Athena and Poseidon, and named after the legendary king of Athens, Erectheus, this temple commemorated the mythic battle for patronage of the city.…

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This photograph depicts the eastern and southern sides of the great temple dedicated to the god of craft and metalworking, Hephaestus. Located just above the Athenian agora, above the location where skilled craftsman practiced their trades, the…

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This photograph depicts the western frieze on the great temple dedicated to the god of craft and metalworking, Hephaestus. Located just above the Athenian agora, above the location where skilled craftsman practiced their trades, the Hephaisteion,…

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This photograph depicts the eastern side of the great temple dedicated to the god of craft and metalworking, Hephaestus. Located just above the Athenian agora, above the location where skilled craftsman practiced their trades, the Hephaisteion, built…

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This photograph depicts the remaining columns and base of a megalithic temple dedicated to Zeus as the King of the Olympians. Located not far from the base of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, construction on this temple began in 520 BCE under the…
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