Plan, Perachora, Temple of Hera Akraia

Context: Perachora
Type: Temple
Summary: Narrow rectangular temple; in the harbor area, northeast of the West Court, west of the Triglyph Altar of Hera Akraia and the Geometric Temple of Hera Akraia.
Date: ca. 550 BC
Region: Corinthia
Period: Archaic


Long narrow cella opening west with walls on the north and south.


A more complete reconstruction, not illustrated here, suggests that the cella opened onto a pronaos, with 2 Doric columns distyle in antis. On the interior, Doric colonnades on the 2 low walls and a cross wall in front of the cult statue at the western end.

Other Bibliography:

PECS, 688

See Also: Perachora, Geometric Temple of Hera Akraia