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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . From the paintings on the walls of the Temple of Augustus. DESCBIPTION OF TEMPLES. 113 side. The columns of this portico were of course larger andloftier than those of the Forum. Within, the pavement ofthe area is raised above the level of the portico. On eachside, upon entering, are two large recesses, with pedestals. From the paintings in the Temple of Augustus. attached to the centre of the b

. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . From the paintings on the walls of the Temple of Augustus. DESCBIPTION OF TEMPLES. 113 side. The columns of this portico were of course larger andloftier than those of the Forum. Within, the pavement ofthe area is raised above the level of the portico. On eachside, upon entering, are two large recesses, with pedestals. From the paintings in the Temple of Augustus. attached to the centre of the b Stock Photo
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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . From the paintings on the walls of the Temple of Augustus. DESCBIPTION OF TEMPLES. 113 side. The columns of this portico were of course larger andloftier than those of the Forum. Within, the pavement ofthe area is raised above the level of the portico. On eachside, upon entering, are two large recesses, with pedestals. From the paintings in the Temple of Augustus. attached to the centre of the back wall, possibly destined tosupport the effigies of the gods to whom the place was sacred.The altar stands in the centre of the area, nearly in front ofeach statue. The building is terminated at the end by asemicircular recess, where there is a raised seat for the chiefmagistrates. At the side of one of the recesses is a chamberfor records. This building, for convenience, may have been 114 POMPEII. entirely covered, and the light admitted through the portico.Wlicther light was also admitted through glass casements in

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