Plan, Delos, Temple of the 12 Go

Remains of the cella walls, Delos, Temple of the 12 Gods

Context: Delos
Type: Temple
Summary: Amphiprostyle temple; north of the Sanctuary of Apollo, between the Agora of the Italians and the Hypostyle Hall.
Date: ca. 320 BC - ca. 280 BC
Region: Cyclades
Period: Hellenistic


Doric amphiprostyle temple. Cella with a hexastyle prostyle pronaos opening east, and a hexastyle prostyle opisthodomos.


Replaced an archaic building known as the Dodecatheon, a temple dedicated to the 12 gods.

Other Bibliography:

Rossiter 1981, 613; Lawrence 1983, 261; Zaphiropoulou 1983, 24