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IUPPITER HELIOPOLITANUS, TEMPLUM This sanctuary was erected on the Janiculum, on the site of the LUCUS FURRINAE (q.v.), probably in the latter half of the first century A.D. Scanty traces of it have been found. More considerable remains of an edifice erected in 176 A.D. were also discovered, but only about one quarter of it has been cleared. It consisted, like the first, of an open square temenos, oriented on the points of the compass, and divided into four equal compartments by two transverse lines of amphorae; the enclosure wall of the temenos wab also formed, in part, of rows of amphorae which had, as it appears, some unknown ritual significance. Two small rooms (one with arrangements for ritual washing) were also found. Below was a large fishpond. Interesting objects were found in a boundary ditch, which soon served as a favissa. The date is given by the inscriptions. Besides the two cited s.v. LUCUS FURRINAE, there is another altar (of uncertain provenance) dedicated to Iupp