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View from the east looking west. The altar is rectangular in shape measuring 118 x 112 ft. [36 x 34 m]. The foundation stones are clearly visible.
In the letter to the church at Pergamum it written (Rev 2:13) "I know where you live—where Satan has his throne. Yet you remain faithful to my name." Some commentators believe that the "throne of Satan" refers to this altar of Zeus.
To view an artistic representation of the Zeus Altar Click Here.
For a map and a brief description of Pergamum Click Here.