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The site of the Great Altar of Zeus on the Pergamon Acropolis, Turkey at My Favourite Planet

Pergamon Acropolis: view south to the site of the Great Altar of Zeus which is now in Berlin.
The Great Altar of Zeus was built 180-160 BC by Eumenes II (ruled 197-159 BC). Also known as the Zeus Altar and the Pergamon Altar, it is now in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin (see photos on gallery 2, pages 23-26). All that remains in situ are the foundations and some of the steps which led up to the altar (gallery 1, page 23).  
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A scale model of the Great Altar of Zeus in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin at My Favourite Planet

A scale model of the Great Altar of Zeus in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin.

See photos on gallery 2, pages 23-26.
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Additional photos: © Konstanze Gundudis

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photo essays about Turkey:

Istanbul Essentials part 1

Istanbul Essentials part 2

Istanbul Essentials part 3
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Ionian Spring part 1

Ionian Spring part 2

Ionian Spring part 3
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