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The Temple of Apollo Ietros On the Western Temenos At Olbia (an Attempt At Reconstruction)

The Temple of Apollo Ietros On the Western Temenos At Olbia (an Attempt At Reconstruction) THE TEMPLE OF APOLLO IETROS ON THE WESTERN TEMENOS AT OLBIA (AN ATTEMPT AT RECONSTRUCTION) S.D. KRYZHITSKY During the 1980s the remains of a temple dating from the late 6th or early 5th century B.C. were found in situ by an expedition from the Institute of Archaeol- ogy affiliated to the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. The same team also found stone architectural details and a range of Archaic architectural terracottas dat- ing from a similar period (the excavations were directed by A.S. Rusyaeva and the architectural fragments were measured by A.V. Bujskikh). These finds were unique for the northern coast of the Black Sea, since not only were they both informative and wide-ranging but also of an unusually early date. They made it possible to put together a graphic reconstruction of one of the earliest temples in the region to the North of the Black Sea with a high degree of authenticity. Remains of trenches that were dug for the temple's foundations and two slabs from the foundation of a wall separating the naos from the pronaos had survived. The plan of the temple consisted of a naos and a pronaos (fig. 3). The width of the temple http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia Brill

The Temple of Apollo Ietros On the Western Temenos At Olbia (an Attempt At Reconstruction)

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Brill
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© 1998 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0929-077X
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1570-0577
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10.1163/157005797X00036
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THE TEMPLE OF APOLLO IETROS ON THE WESTERN TEMENOS AT OLBIA (AN ATTEMPT AT RECONSTRUCTION) S.D. KRYZHITSKY During the 1980s the remains of a temple dating from the late 6th or early 5th century B.C. were found in situ by an expedition from the Institute of Archaeol- ogy affiliated to the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. The same team also found stone architectural details and a range of Archaic architectural terracottas dat- ing from a similar period (the excavations were directed by A.S. Rusyaeva and the architectural fragments were measured by A.V. Bujskikh). These finds were unique for the northern coast of the Black Sea, since not only were they both informative and wide-ranging but also of an unusually early date. They made it possible to put together a graphic reconstruction of one of the earliest temples in the region to the North of the Black Sea with a high degree of authenticity. Remains of trenches that were dug for the temple's foundations and two slabs from the foundation of a wall separating the naos from the pronaos had survived. The plan of the temple consisted of a naos and a pronaos (fig. 3). The width of the temple

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Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to SiberiaBrill

Published: Jan 1, 1998

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