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Agrigento

One glorious temple and scattered remains of others.

Some exhibits from the museum of objects unearthed at the site.

The 13th century church of San Nicola - Saint Nicholas - in
the heart of the museum grounds.

Photos from 1998 (slides) and 2005 (digital): click on these
thumbnails to see larger versions - some with a note or two!
Temple of Concordia - during renovations
Temple of Concordia - during renovations
... and after
... and after
View to the modern city
View to the modern city
One of the fallen Atlases
One of the fallen Atlases
Re-assembled remains of the Temples of Castor and Pollux.
Re-assembled remains of the Temples of "Castor and Pollux".
Castor and Pollux
Castor and Pollux
Dwarfed
Dwarfed
Temple of Hera - to Romans, Juno
Temple of Hera - to Romans, Juno
To the sea
To the sea
Masonry blocks, with construction channels
Masonry blocks, with construction channels
Much later, Christian burial niches
Much later, Christian burial niches
Telamon in the museum
Telamon in the museum
As it may once have looked
As it may once have looked
t4%2f85%2f449985%2f4%2f141287360.AXz9vJdI.jpg Museum reconstruction
Museum reconstruction
t4%2f85%2f449985%2f4%2f141287364.OwQC02ZG.jpg t4%2f85%2f449985%2f4%2f141287357.q6IwAHOv.jpg Church of Saint Nicholas - Agrigento
Church of Saint Nicholas - Agrigento
Frescoes in the church of San Nicola
Frescoes in the church of San Nicola
Doves in the cloisters
Doves in the cloisters