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志ldren's pages: The Temple of Sulis Minerva

What did the temple look like?

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猫头鹰: "Around him are all sorts of things carved in the stone:

Victories with wings (they celebrate war victories) hold victory wreaths of oak leaves
Helmets (because Minerva is a warrior goddess) 
Tritons (they’re water gods) blowing trUMpets made of shells 
An owl (because Minerva is also the goddess of wisdom)" 

"No one is sure WHo the face is meant to be... Medusa is usually a woman but this face has a moustache!"

Image: Temple pediment

Where was Minerva's Head?

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"We’ve only found the head of the statue. It’s just a bit bigger than an adult’s head. It was probably broken off WHen people bec上午e Christians and stopped believing in Sulis Minerva."

What happened in the Temple Courtyard?

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Image: Computer reconstruction of the Temple Courtyard猫头鹰: "Lots of people would have come to visit the huge Temple. We only have some of the stone from the other buildings but from them we can guess they would have bEEn large and grand."

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