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Temple of Hephaestus (Theseion), Athens: 1. Elevation of the east side of the temple. On the metopes the Twelve Labours of Heracles. 2. Section plan of the metopes and the friezes of the temple. 3. The east (the battle of Theseus and the Pallantides) and west frieze (Centauromachy) of the temple.
Tags: Ancient temples, Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Athens, Attica, Battle of Theseus and the Pallantides, Centauromachy, Frieze of the temple of Hephaestus (Theseion), Greece, Greek mythology, Labours of Heracles, Labours of Theseus, Metopes, Temple of Hephaestus (Theseion)
Temple of Hephaestus (Theseion), Athens: Four of the metopes in the eastern front, succeeding in proper order those in Plate 10, that numbered 18 being in the northern angle. Fig. 15 Ruined basso relievo. Fig. 16: Hercules with the girdle of Hippolita. Fig. 17, Fig. 18 Hercules taking the golden apples from the garden of the Hesperides.
Temple of Hephaestus (Theseion), Athens: Four of the metopes on the South side; Fig. 7 being that in the Eastern angle, the rest follow in their proper order. Fig. 7 Theseus destroying the Minotaur Fig. 8 Theseus with the bull of Marathon Fig. 9 and Fig.10 These, as well as those which follon, of which no descriptions are given, is too much ruined to discover what the subjects are. [Theseus kills Periphetes and Sinis Pityocamptes].
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