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Monuments reported by ancient authors (2)

Ancient temples

Temple of Poseidon

GERESTOS (Ancient port) KARYSTOS
It has a temple of Poseidon, the most notable of those in that part of the world, and also a noteworthy settlement.

Perseus Building Catalog

Delos, Treasury 5

KARYSTOS (Ancient city) EVIA
Site: Delos
Type: Treasury
Summary: Small temple-like building; the most westerly of the 5 treasuries which form an arc northeast of the 3 Temples of Apollo in the Sanctuary of Apollo.
Date: ca. 600 B.C. - 500 B.C.
Period: Archaic

Plan:
Four columns dividing cella into 2 aisles. Cella opening south onto a pronaos with 4 Doric columns in antis.

History:
This treasury is also reconstructed as having up to 6 columns in the cella and up to 6 columns, prostyle, on the pronaos. The treasury was probably built by the Karystians.

This text is cited Nov 2002 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains 1 image(s), bibliography & interesting hyperlinks.


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