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Macrinus, Byblus, Phoenicia

Macrinus, Byblus, Phoenicia

Temple precinct of Aphrodite. Conical cult baetyl of Aphrodite surrounded by ornate fence, all within colonnaded court, below, stairway leading to entrance. To left, distyle open temple containing lighted altar, stairway, and acrostolium decorated with trefoil. The whole precinct area viewed in arial perspective. (CNG description)


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Date: November 24, 2006
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This is the most impressive design of a temple I have seen in provincial bronze, a keeper. It really belongs in a museum!
#1 December 8, 2006 3:15pm

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