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Hellenic Cosmos
254 Pireos street
177 78 Tavros

Tel: 212 254 0000
Fax: 212 254 0123
hellenic-cosmos@fhw.gr



   
 The temple of Zeus in Olympia

The temple of Zeus has been reconstructed digitally with accuracy, in such a way that many of its architectural details are easily discernible. The visitors can admire Heracles' labors on the metopesáand the famousápediments depicting the conflict between Lapiths and Centaurs. The digital model of the temple has been enriched with the surrounding area of ancient Altis, attempting to render, somewhat freely, the green landscape of Olympia and the Cronius hill that surrounded the temple. In the interior of the temple, thereáisáthe "virtual" representation of theáfamous statue of Zeus, the work of the sculptor Phidias, one of the Seven Wonders of the world, of which nothing remains today.

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