Atlantide, Temple of Zeus, Agrigento

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 19 May 2014

One of the massive atlantide figures from the temple of Zeus (480s BCE) in Agrigento. There were 38 such figures incorporated into the architecture of the building and each stood 7.6 metres tall. (Archaeological Museum, Agrigento, Sicily).



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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