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So-called Temple of Aphrodite

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Valeria Vitale
Contributors: Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 24, 2016 02:30 PM History
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Temple in the acropolis of Cyrene

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/357884165

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The temple is situated close to the one dedicated to Cybele, in the area South of the Caesareum. The original building had a simple entrance, leading to a cella with eight internal piers. It was then changed and expanded in Roman times. Among the many statues and statuettes found during the excavations, ten represented Aphrodite, suggesting a dedication to the goddess.


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Valeria Vitale, and Tom Elliott, 'So-called Temple of Aphrodite: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/357884165> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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