Plan, Athens, Later Temple of Dionysos

Context: Athens
Type: Temple
Summary: Prostyle temple; located in the Sanctuary of Dionysos Eleuthereus on the south slope of the Acropolis, farther south than the Earlier Temple of Dionysos.
Date: ca. 350 BC
Region: Attica
Period: Late Classical


Tetrastyle prostyle temple with 6 columns at the eastern end. Opened east.


The cella housed the chryselephantine statue of Dionysos made by Alkamenes. Both this temple and the Earlier Temple of Dionysos were used at the same time (the later did not replace the earlier).

Other Bibliography:

Travlos 1971, 537-541

See Also: Athens, Doric Stoa near Theater of DionysosAthens, Earlier Temple of DionysosAthens,Sanctuary of Dionysos EleuthereusAthens,Theater of Dionysos