Cella of Garni Temple in Armenia

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 October 2017

The cella of Armenia's Garni Temple is about 7 m (23 ft) high, 8 m (26 ft) long, and 5 m (17 ft) wide. As it can only hold about 20-25 people inside, many historians and archaeologists believe it originally held a statue, perhaps of the sun god Mihr or Helios.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 12). Cella of Garni Temple in Armenia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7378/cella-of-garni-temple-in-armenia/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Cella of Garni Temple in Armenia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7378/cella-of-garni-temple-in-armenia/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Cella of Garni Temple in Armenia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Oct 2017. Web. 24 Sep 2022.

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