"The Capitol" Dougga Things to Do Tip by JLBG

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The Capitol was built between 166 and 169 AD and dedicated to Jupiter, Juno and Minerva. It consists of a 13x14 m cella, which housed a 6,5 m. marble statue of Jupiter and two statues, of Juno and Minerva, preceded by a portico (6 fluted Corinthian columns, 4 of them across the front) leading to a monumental flight of steps with a right angle turn.

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  • Written Jan 9, 2005
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