The excavation of the Shrine of Apollo at Nettleton...

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Author  W. J Wedlake
Publisher  Society of Antiquaries of London
Publication Date   October 17, 1982
ISBN  0500990328
Pages  267

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The results of thirty years of excavation at the sanctuary where in the first century AD a small temple was built, at first circular, but later rebuilt in octagonal form with greater architectural pretensions. Also discovered were various associated buildings-a priest's house, a hostelry, a shop and domestic buildings-designed to serve the inhabitants of the sanctuary and worshipping visitors. Inscriptions and sculptures testify to a cult of Apollo and other associated deities.

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