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HEPTAECHOS, (middle of the 4th century B.C.)


Famous building for its acoustics, where the sound was repeated seven times (hepta=seven). It consistet of an outer Doric colonnade. It was also known as "Poikile" (painted portico) because of its interior fresco decoration. In front of the portico was erected the monument of Ptolemy II Philadelphos and of Arsinoe (284-246 B.C.). Their gild statues once crowned the two ionic columns of 8,50 m. hight.

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Comments (8)

Hamid Gholami on April 1, 2013

A perfect picture, I like ~ ~ ~ very charming.best wish from iran.hamidreza

Guizel J.c on April 1, 2013

Beautiful picture,composition and colours



Pom' Angers on April 1, 2013

YsL ~ vale ~ pom'

Mircea_RAICU on April 1, 2013

Intersting and nice detail indeed , LIKE
Mircea R.

Bassam Jayousi on April 2, 2013

Beautiful view, very good shot! Like

Best wishes, Bassam

Kicaj on April 2, 2013

ciekawe ruiny! :::LIKE:::

Ciepło pozdrawiam Kicaj

♥♫ Katerina @ Greece on April 2, 2013

εντονη λήψη! αρεσει!

makis-GREECE ® on April 6, 2013

Πολύ όμορφη εικόνα!

Αρέσει και αγαπημένη!

Χαιρετίσματα από Αθήνα!


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