Cybele Altar Sardis, Turkey

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An ancient altar from the time of the Lydian King Croesus (6th cent. BC), the Altar of Cybele (the Mother Goddess) is located next to the gold refineries and features two crouching lions.

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Go Historic ID
319598
Names
Cybele Altar
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Coordinates
38.486714° N, 28.037163° E

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Cybele Altar (Sardis, Turkey)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015