Altar of Zeus Agoraios (Athens, Greece)

CG0020.jpg

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Title

Altar of Zeus Agoraios (Athens, Greece)

Subject

Altar of Zeus Agoraios (Athens, Greece)
Zeus (Greek deity)
Temples, Greek--Greece
Ancient Greek religion

Agora (Athens, Greece)
Athens (Greece
Attikē (Greece)
Classical Greece

Description

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 expulsions of the Persians in 479 BCE.

Creator

Proctor, Christopher

Date

30-May-2007

Rights

Noncommercial Reuse: The author of this work gives permission for this digital image to be reused
without modification for research and educative endeavors. Please cite the digital resource according to the convention provided by Omeka.

Format

image/jpg
544 KB
1280 x 960 pixels
72 PPI

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

CG0020

Coverage

Attikē (Greece)
Classical Greece (480 BCE - 323 BCE)

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