Plan, Perachora, Geometric Temple of Hera Akraia

Context: Perachora
Type: Temple
Summary: Geometric temple; near the harbor, at the north end of the Triglyph Altar of Hera Akraia.
Date: ca. 820 BC

ca. 8 m long.

Region: Corinthia
Period: Geometric


Hairpin-shaped temple opening east.


Probably in use until ca. 725 B.C. A later, 6th century B.C. Temple of Hera Akraia was constructed farther west on approximately the same axis as the Geometric temple.

Other Bibliography:

Dinsmoor 1975, 41; PECS, 688