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Temple of Amphiaraos

Interior view of the Temple of Amphiaraos showing interior colonnade and arm of an acrolithic statue
The early 4th-century BCE temple of Amphiaraos was of an unusual Doric hexastyle in antis plan: i.e. it had six columns across the front façade between small projecting walls. The antae were capped with half columns, giving the appearance of an octastyle façade. It measures 14 by 28 m (46 by 92 ft) Behind the columns was a pronaos, leading into a cella with two rows of five unfluted internal columns. Alongside the second pair of columns back from the pronaos there was a base for the acrolithic cult statue of Amphiaraos of which one arm remains in situ. In the rear wall of the cella, there was a threshold, perhaps a later addition.

On axis with the center line of the temple, and about 10.5 m (34 ft) northeast, are the remains of the altar divided into sections with inscriptions to a number of gods and heroes. Pausanias (1.34.3) says that the altar was dedicated to five groups:

Heracles, Zeus and Apollo the Healer (Παιών)
Heroes and heroes’ wives
Hestia, Hermes, Amphiaraos, and of the children of Amphiaros, Amphilochos
Aphrodite, Panacea ("all-cure"), Iaso, Hygeia, and Athena the Healer (Παιωνία)
Nymphs and Pan; the rivers Achelous and Cephisus

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