Middle Stoa, Agora, Athens, Greece


Date
2nd Century BCE
Description
The Middle Stoa divided the agora into two unequal parts, north and south. The Stoa measures about 147 m (482 ft) long by 17.5 m (57 ft) wide. Its columns and entablature were made of limestone, the metopes on the frieze were made of marble, and the gutter was made of terracotta. The Archivision Collection of Ancient Sites was funded by the Jack Martin Balcer Library Endowment. Keywords: Greece, Perifereia Protevousis (Greater Athens), Athens, Ancient Greek, Mediterranean, stone.
Style/Period
Greek
Material
stone and/or rock