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Summary

Polis Chrysochous

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 25-100 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Marion, Early Christian Basilica I

Early Christian period basilica

MARION

MARION Polis Chrysochous

Marion, Sanctuary II

Sanctuary of the fifth and fourth centuries BC.

Archaeological Museum of Marion-Arsinoe, Polis Chrysochous

Archeological museum of Marion

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Archaic temple of the sanctuary of "the Goddess" of the seventh and sixth centuries; destroyed around 500 BC. "In the temple were unearthed the remains of a colossal archaic terracotta statue, which was originally about 3 m high.

Sources:

  1. William P. Childs: The Iron Age kingdom of Marion. In: Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Band 308, 1997, pp. 37–48.
  2. Nancy Serwint: The Terracotta statue from ancient Marion. In Acta Cypriotica. Band 3, 1992, pp. 382–426.
  3. http://www.princeton.edu/~visres/rp/popPAEPCC.html