Temple of Concordia and the Temple of Juno, Valley of the Temples

430 BCE; 450 BCE





Temple of Concordia, 430 BCE

This Doric temple (peripteral hexastyle) is one of the best preserved outside of Greece. All the temples in this so-called valley (actually more of a ridge) are constructed of rich red sandstone. Originally the easily eroded sandstone had been covered with a white stucco made of marble dust
 

From the east and northeast; Right: Igor Mitoraj, Fallen Icarus, bronze

For other views of the sculpture, see this site.
 

From the north and northwest (below)

 
 

From the east; The Temple of Juno, 450 BCE

 
 

Ruins of earlier temples; center: Temple of Heracles, 500 BCE




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