Angell, Samuel
Sculptured metopes discovered amongst the ruins of the ancient city of Selinus in Sicily by William Harris and Samuel Angell in the year 1823 — London, 1826

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steps at the entrance of this^ temple are arranged in a similar
manner to those of the .temple last described. The metopes
of the eastern front only were sculptured; they are represented
in Plates VI. VII. VIII. and IX. and are described in the

There are some indications of the remains of a peribolus in
front of this temple, which we regret to state we were prevent-
ed from excavating and examining.

The temple (marked A, Plate I.) is situated about seventy-
five feet to the northward of that last described. It is hexa-
style-peripteral, with thirteen columns on the sides. The pro-
naos has two attached columns in the place of antse, with two
columns between them. The peristyle of this temple is ex-
tremely wide, leaving a comparatively narrow space for the cella;
there is no posticum, but there was probably a second chamber
within the cella. This temple has the same variety in the size
of the mutules as was described in the last

The temple (marked C, Plate I.) is situated about one hun-
dred and sixty feet to the south of the central one, and is the
smallest of the Selinuntian temples. Its plan is hexastyle-pe-
ripteral, with fourteen columns on the flanks: the pronaos and
posticum are of the more usual form ; an elevation of the pave-
ment of the cella in all probability marks the situation of the
statue. There are but very few portions of this edifice remain-
ing, the greater part of the squared stones having been entirely
removed, and a small modern chapel now occupies the site of the
posticum. The plan and details of this temple are very similar
to those of the southern temple on the eastern hill, already de-
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