Erechtheion (Athens) 7 Acropolis - Ερέχθειον

Ἐρέχθειον - Erechtheion, Doric/Ionic temple housing ancient Athena statue, cults of Erechtheus, Poseidon, and the tomb of Kekrops, on the Athenian Acropolis
Hits: 7
Works: 7
Latitude: 37.972090
Longitude: 23.726410
Confidence: High

Greek name: Ἐρέχθειον
Place ID: 380237SEre
Time period: C
Region: Attica
Country: Greece
Department: Athens C
Mod: Acropolis

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Modern Description:
[Judith Binder: Erechtheion: 421 B.C. (construction may have started as early as ca. 431 B.C.) - 406/405 B.C., modern name for the building comprising the classical temple of Athena Polias and the Erechtheion (in ancient times the name for part of the building, never the whole building): IG I³ 474-479 (building accounts 409/8-405 B.C.); SEG_51 39 bis (2005); IG II² 1654; Paus. 1.26.5 - Paus. 1.27.2; Caskey, L. D. et al. 1927; Hurwit, J. M. 1999, 380 Erechtheum; shown on Athenian imperial bronzes, Price, J. M. and B. L. Trell 1977, 68 fig. 130, 76 figs. 130-131, 77; [extensively rebuilt in the 2nd c. A.C.]; cf. A. Frantz, “Did Julian the Apostate Rebuild the Parthenon,” AJA 83 (1979) 396 note 9; see Chr. Mon. CM9*]
Wikidata ID: Q242741
Trismegistos Geo: 57044
Manto: 10152747

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