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Alexander John Ellis
Paestum, The Great Temple called also the Temple of Neptune, from the South East
1841, 4 May, about noon
National Science and Media Museum
Part of the Ellis group of daguerreotypes, Inventory no: 1890-56-Pt5
Landscape view from the south east of the second temple of Hera (also known as the temple of Neptune) at Paestum. Foreground of vegetation with strewn stones. The base (stylobate) is visible, from which the fluted Doric columns rise, supporting the capitol, entablature and pediment. The skyline shows low hills and trees.