Resembled Pediment of the Hellenistic Temple of Artemis Leucopryne built in the second century BC, Magnesia on the Meander, Tekin, Ionia, Turkey. The temple was built on the foundations of an earlier Archaic 6th century BC temple and its architect was the famous Hermogenes of Priene (late 3rd - early 2nd century BC). The Temple is pseudo dipteral type in Ionic order with 15 columns x 8 columns and standing on a large platform measuring 41 x 67 metres. Its frieze was 175 metres long and represented the Amazonomachy. It is one of the largest and most beautiful Temples built.
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