|Temple of Apollo
Construction of the Temple of Apollo at Corinth is dated to the early third quarter
of the 6th century B.C. around 540 B.C. It was built to replace an earlier temple
from the 7th C B.C. The temple was built in the Doric style. It had 6 columns at
each end, and 15 along each side. It was 53m (174 feet) long and 21m (70 feet)
wide. The Doric columns are monolithic, that is, made from single pieces of stone.
The stone used was limestone and had a surface of white marble stucco applied to
it. Each of the columns is over 7m (23 feet) high, and at the base has a diameter of
1.7m (5 feet 8 inches). Seven of these columns remain standing, with a section of
the entablature intact resting on the tops of the columns.
Located with the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth