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Minor Acropolis, Norba

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Tom Elliott
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Last modified May 27, 2020 02:43 PM History
The so-called Minor Acropolis is located on the hill to the south of the Porta Maggiore. This area is surrounded by the urban enclosure wall and is terraced in polygonal masonry. Two platform temples of unknown assignation are to be found here.

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The "Tempio Maggiore" is only preserved at the platform level. This platform, executed in polygonal masonry, measures 22.8 by 12.9 meters. The plan was likely distyle. The "Tempio Minore" is also a rectangular platform temple and measures 16.5 by 8.16 meters.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Minor Acropolis, Norba: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 26 September 2023]

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