Baalbek is ome of the most famous archaeological sites in Lebanon. The site was called Heliopolis during the Roman Period.


Temple to Aphrodite/Venus (center) and the Temple of the Muses (columns on the right hand side of the image) at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Plan of the Temple of Venus and the Temple of the Muses at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Surviving columns to the Temple to Zeus at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Geometric relief at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Geometric relief at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Geometric relief at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Roman altar at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Broken relief with decoration of theater masks at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Broken fragment of temple decoration at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Entrance to the Great Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek in Lebanon.

View from the interior outward from the Great Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Lion head downspout from the Temple of Zeus at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Lion head downspout from the Temple of Zeus at Baalbek in Lebanon.

Tourists (and Prof. Fuller) at the Propylaea to Baalbek in Lebanon.

Roman altar dedicated by a citizen who described himself as "Heliopolita[n]".

Mountains from Lebanon with snow capped peaks from the site of Baalbek.
Photographs taken during 2004

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