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Summary

Temple of Hephaestus - Temple of Vulcan - Hephaisteion - Hephesteum - Agrigento

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

AKRAGAS aqueduct

AKRAGAS aqueduct

Akragas

OmnesViae import TPPlace1507

Temple of Castor and Pollux, Agrigento

Temple of Castor and Pollux, Agrigento

Museo archeologico regionale (Agrigento)

Museo archeologico regionale (Agrigento)

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Hephaisteion of Akragas is a classical oric perypteros, measured 43 x 20.85 meters, rising mounted on a four-step krepidoma and having 6 x 13 columns dates to ca 430 BC with an archaic sacellumm (ca 560-550 BC), enclosed into it.

See:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valle_dei_Templi