Hephaisteion (Temple of Hephaestus): Eastern and Southern View (Athens, Greece)

CG0030.jpg

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Title

Hephaisteion (Temple of Hephaestus): Eastern and Southern View (Athens, Greece)

Subject

Hephaisteion (Athens, Greece)
Hephaestus (Greek deity)
Ancient Greek religion
Temples, Greek--Greece
Attikē (Greece)
Classical Greece
Agora (Athens, Greece)
Athens (Greece)
Pericles

Description

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 Hephaisteion, built by the great statesman Pericles from 449 BCE to 415 BCE, is the best preserved, most complete temple from Classical Greece.

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
528 KB
1280 x 960 pixels
72 PPI

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

CG0030

Coverage

Attikē (Greece)
449 BCE - 415 BCE

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