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View of the Agora (left) and the Temple of Leto, built 3rd century BC, its columns reflected in a pool of flood water, Letoon, near Xanthos, Antalya, Turkey. This is the largest and best-preserved of the 3 temples on the site. It was built of very fine limestone, creating the illusion of marble. An ionic peripteros of 11x6 columns surrounded the cult room or cella, which was decorated with a Corinthian colonnade. The Letoon or Sanctuary of Leto was the sacred cult centre of Lycia, its most...
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