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Sanctuary of Apollo

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: jfu
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Mar 01, 2023 09:41 PM History
The Sanctuary of Apollo near Amyklai is a stoa-like building that enclosed a colossal statue of Apollo on three sides and was decorated with reliefs. The tomb of Hyacinthus is used as a statue base, combining the two local deities together.

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sanctuary (religious center)


The statue is thought to have been erected in the seventh or early sixth century BC, with the throne/temple complex being created in the later sixth century. The only remaining part of the throne is the foundation, measuring four meters long and one meter high.

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jfu, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Sanctuary of Apollo: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 31 May 2023]

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