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Summary

Small temple of Astarte

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Motya

Punic site, still populated in Hellenistic and Roman times

Siege of Motya in 398 BC

Battle of the Sicilian Wars. Greeks - Phoenicians.

Motya, Tophet

Child sacrifice place at Motia

Motya, Museum Whitaker

Museum of the excavation at Motya

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

See:

  1. Lorenzo Nigro,  Scavi e restauri dell’Università di Roma ‘La Sapienza’ a Mozia, 2007-2009: il Tempio del Kothon, il Temenos Circolare, il Sacello di Astarte e il Tofet, in Sicilia occidentale.Studi, rassegne,ricerche 2012, pp 207-218, il.- https://www.academia.edu/3259551