Baalbeck Temple of Jupiter

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missakassim on May 7, 2009

54 massive columns each of which were 7 feet in diameter and 70 feet tall were holding several lion heads. Their open mouth served as a gutter on the roof sides of the Temple. The rain water was ingenuously directed towards the gardens.

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  • Uploaded on May 6, 2009
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    by missakassim
    • Camera: NIKON E8700
    • Taken on 2005/06/12 16:37:03
    • Exposure: 0.009s (1/110)
    • Focal Length: 8.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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