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Temple of Poseidon at Sounion

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J.S. Traill
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 27, 2017 11:13 PM History
The hexastyle temple of Poseidon at Sounion was built ca. 444-440 B.C. atop the ruins of an Archaic period temple.

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.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 59 D4 Poseidon, T.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Sounion

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J.S. Traill, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Temple of Poseidon at Sounion: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 02 June 2020]

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