The temple of Poseidon on Cape Sunium: Some further questions

@article{Plommer1960TheTO,
  title={The temple of Poseidon on Cape Sunium: Some further questions},
  author={W. H. Plommer},
  journal={The Annual of the British School at Athens},
  year={1960},
  volume={55},
  pages={218 - 233}
}
  • W. H. Plommer
  • Published 1 November 1960
  • Art
  • The Annual of the British School at Athens
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