Erechtheion World Heritage Site

Ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens

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Erechtheum
Ἐρέχθειον (in Greek)
Erechtheum Acropolis Athens.jpg
General information
Type
Architectural styleIonic
LocationAthens, Greece
Current tenantsMuseum
Construction started421 BC[1]
Completed406 BC[1]
OwnerGreek government
Design and construction
ArchitectMay have been Mnesicles

The Erechtheion or Erechtheum (/ɪˈrɛkθiəm, ˌɛrɪkˈθəm/; Ancient Greek: Ἐρέχθειον, Greek: Ερέχθειο) is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens in Greece which was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon.

  1. ^ a b Cite error: The named reference LangmeadGarnaut2001 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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