|Summary:||The Great Hera Temple is opposite the cult altar in the Sanctuary of Hera at Samos|
|Date:||510 BC - 460 BC|
Stylobate: 55.16 x 108.63 m. Column height: ca. 20 m.
A dipteral (double colonnade) temple with a 3rd row of columns at front and back (3 rows of 8 along front and 3 rows of 9 along back). Ionic order. Pronaos and cella divided into 3 aisles by two rows of columns. Steps at front added in Roman period.
Construction lasted over a century and possibly never completed. Built as part of the tyrant Polykrates' building campaign over the earlier dipteral temple of architects Rhoikos and Theodoros. Stood in ruins by 170 A.D.