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Temple of Hera II, Paestum

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Carole Raddato
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published on 20 January 2016
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The Temple of Hera II at Paestum (Italy), sometimes called the Temple of Neptune or the Temple of Poseidon (misnomers from the 18th century), is an archaic Doric temple constructed ca. 470-460 BCE. The temple is peripteral and hexastyle with 6×14 columns.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2016, January 20). Temple of Hera II, Paestum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4444/temple-of-hera-ii-paestum/

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Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Hera II, Paestum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 20, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4444/temple-of-hera-ii-paestum/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Hera II, Paestum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Jan 2016. Web. 20 Apr 2021.

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