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6th century Acropolis of Athens aesthetic Aigina altar and temple altar temenos Altis and/or Aphaion Apollon Apollonion Archaic architectural ensemble Argos Artemision Athenaion axial axis basic area building volume cella central altar central position central temple cross-axial cult Delion at Paros Delos Delphi Didyma divinity earlier east boundary east orientation east-west orientation eastwards enclosed entrance erected evidence Excavation extent facade factors frontal temple Greek Hera Herakleion at Thasos Hieron Kalaureia Kalydon Laphrion Larisa lengthwise Mycenaean Nemesion at Rhamnous Nikeion non-essential buildings north boundary north-east oblique angles oikoi complex oikos Olympia parallel peribolos wall period peripheral altar peripheral position peripteral temple plateau Poseidonion position of temple propylon prostyle relation right angles road sacrificial area sanctuaries secondary area situated at oblique slope south-east space volume Sparta stoa stoai structural feature temenos form temple and altar temple-and-altar set terrace Topography triangular Troizen types westwards peripheral worshippers