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NISTOS and SACOUE Hautes-Pyrénées, France.

Excavations in 1956 disclosed on top of Mont Sacon at the peak of Tourron a summit sanctuary 1541 m high. The sanctuary had many small votive altars of white Saint-Béat marble. It seems to have been dedicated to Jupiter and was undoubtedly destroyed after the spread of Christianity.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

G. Fouet, “Cultes gallo-romains de sommets dans nos Pyrénées centrales: le Mont Sacon,” Rev. de Comminges 76 (1963) 13-16; G. Fouet & A. Soutou, “Une cime pyrénéenne consacrée à Jupiter: le Mont Sacon (1541 m.),” Gallia 21 (1963) 275-94.

M. LABROUSSE

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