Ara di Gerone II

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Ara di Gerone II information

Syracuse , Italy
Address
Street Parco Archeologico della Neapolis
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West of the Roman amphitheatre is the 3rd-century-BC Ara di Gerone II (Altar of Hieron II). The monolithic sacrificial altar was a kind of giant abattoir where 450 oxen could be killed at one time.