Klaros Apollo T. (Ionia) 54 Ahmetbeyli - Κλάρος

Κλάρος - Klaros, Ionian oracular shrine of Apollo near Ahmetbeyli, Izmir, Turkey
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Works: 29
Latitude: 38.004700
Longitude: 27.193000
Confidence: High

Greek name: Κλάρος
Place ID: 380272SKla
Time period: ACH
Region: Ionia
Country: Turkey
Department: Izmir
Mod: Ahmetbeyli

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Modern Description: The cities of Colophon and Notion founded a renowned sanctuary-oracle of Apollo, which is linked to Notion by a sacred way 2 km long. Building of the peripteral temple in the Doric order began in the late 4th century BC, but was completed during the reign of Hadrian (AD 117-138). Fragments of the cult statues of Apollo, Artemis and Leto can be seen in situ in the cella. Further S is a second temple, dedicated to Artemis, and altars of various other deities. The finds, among them the temple's sculpted decoration, are housed in the İzmır Archaeological Museum.
Wikidata ID: Q1933754

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

(Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean, Ministry of the Aegean)

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