By Carl W. Blegen, Richard Stillwell, Oscar Broneer, Alfred Raymond Bellinger

The major discoveries in the course of the 1926 season of excavations at the fort above the most website of historical Corinth have been the principles of the temple of Aphrodite and a striking Hellenistic concrete vault erected to guard the spring of higher Peirene.

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The letters in the second and third lines seem to make no sense. a1 7. a. )cT A4C N HOYZH( 2 b IVCR 0 3 b. LUCRIO V ID(US) A(PRILES) 4 gP ,,D ___ c. )SEP(TEMBRES) ANAC d. 7 I c e. I FIGURE 1 57. GREEK AND LATIN INSCRIPTIONS For the construction cf. a similar inscriptionfrom Egypt, Dittenberger, O. G. I. , II, 687. Skias, loc. , 6A'; I. , IV, 378. 3 For this name cf. C. I. , II, 5531. 4 J. Schmidt, Ath. Mitt. VI, 1881, p. 355; Skias, loc. , 6E'. 5 A Latin form of the Greek iXepws. See Pape, op. , III, 2, p.

The second, almost directly overlying the first, was square in plan, measuring about six metres on a side. Remains of the mihrab were still preserved in the middle of its southeastern wall, as shown in the plan (PLATE III). This second mosque seems to have stood within a walled court, with a cloister-like series of rooms along its northern border. All these buildings had been erected with free use of poros material from the Greek Temple. The same remark is true of another construction which now rose against the north side of the great tower.

The arms of one were crossed. The head lay toward the west. The other skeleton was smaller and seemed to have been disturbed. Two rough bronze rings were the only things found in the grave beside the skeletons. West of the manhole was a wall identical in construction with the wall first discovered at the east side. A small platform of earth, faced with tiles and stucco, and two large blocks laid on the earth indicated a small entrance (Fig. 37). 90 m. 30 m. south of the well, was the skeleton of a man on his back, with the knees slightly bent to the left.

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