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Temple of Apollo

ID: 810

regio: 7, insula: 7, civico: 31,32

Preferred name: Temple of Apollo

Alternative names: APOLLINE (TEMPIO DI), APOLLO (AEDES OF), APOLLO (TEMPIO DI), APOLLOTEMPEL, BACCHUS (TEMPLE OF), CERES (TEMPEL DER), CERES UND VENUS (TEMPEL DER), COLLEGIO DEI VENEREI, FORA VENALIA, MERCURIO E MAIA (TEMPIO DI), NAINS (MAISON DES), PORTICUS, TEMPIO IPETRO, VENERE (TEMPIO DI), VENERE FISICA (TEMPIO DI), VENERE PHYSICA POMPEIANA (TEMPIO DI), VENUS POMPEIANA (AEDES OF)

Type: public buildings

Description:

It is a huge, fanced sacred area, located along the west side of the Pompeii Civil Forum. Since the VI century B.C., when it already had its sacred destination, it has undergone many transformations. The remains belong to a tufa, peripteral temple, with Corinthian columns, based on a high podium. The temple is preceded by an altar and surrounded by the four-sided, two levels portico that encloses the area. The cell is paved with 'opus scutulatum', whereas a layer of stucco imitating a marble coating replaces the First Style mural paintings. The entablature of the portico, which had a frieze of triglyphs and metopes without relierf decoration, has been also covered with stucco painted with vegetal motifs and griffins, as well as the Ionic capitals that had been also picked with a chisel, in order to be trasformed into Corinthian ones. Fourth Style mural paintings are on the inner faces of the perimetral walls.

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Edificio di Eumachia, Tempio di Apollo, Tempio di Iside: statue - prospetto

ID: GO0_0111_0015

acquaforte

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Foro civile, Basilica - pianta, prospetto

ID: DY0_0060_0096

xilografia

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Regio VII, Insulae 7, 16 (Insula Occidentalis), parte delle Insulae 5 e 6, Foro, Tempio ...

ID: TA0_0010_0010

acquaforte

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Tempio di Apollo, cella, mosaico pavimentale - prospetto

ID: DY0_0077_0129

xilografia

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Location: Pompeii

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