Temple E, Selinunte, Italy

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Robert Wandel (was created by)
1957-1958, partially rebuilt;465 BCE - 450 BCE ca.
Four of the metopes of Temple E were discovered in 1831. Toppled by an earthquake, its colonnades were recontructed in 1958. The Temple E is also called Temple of Hera (Hera's Temple). Selinunte, also known as Selinus or Silenus, is an abandoned ancient Greek city, with ruins of an acropolis and numerous temples. The city was founded in the seventh century B.C.E., and effectively destroyed in 409 B.C.E. The height of the city's prosperity lasted for a period of about two centuries, when it was one of the most progressive Greek cities in Sicily, famous throughout Magna Graecia.
1950s (1950 - 1959)
Doric order
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