Atlantide, Temple of Zeus, Agrigento

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 19 May 2014
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One of the massive atlantide figures from the temple of Zeus (480s BCE) in Agrigento. There were 38 such figures incorporated into the architecture of the building and each stood 7.6 metres tall. (Archaeological Museum, Agrigento, Sicily).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, May 19). Atlantide, Temple of Zeus, Agrigento. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2645/atlantide-temple-of-zeus-agrigento/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Atlantide, Temple of Zeus, Agrigento." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 19, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2645/atlantide-temple-of-zeus-agrigento/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Atlantide, Temple of Zeus, Agrigento." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 May 2014. Web. 23 Oct 2021.