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Sanctuary of Apollo

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jonathan Fu
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 03, 2020 11:29 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.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/73644851

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sanctuary (religious center)

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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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Jonathan Fu, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Sanctuary of Apollo: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/73644851> [accessed: 23 January 2021]

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