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Doric temple

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Athanasia Varveri
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 12, 2017 02:20 PM History
A temple of the Doric order (VIII,7,30-34) located in the so-called Triangular Forum of Pompeii.

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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The temple's footprint measures 11 x 7 columns and has a deep cella. The structure, which has been remodelled several times, dates from the sixth century BC. The cult may have been sacred to Athena and Herakles.

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Athanasia Varveri, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Doric temple: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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