Plan, Athens, Sanctuary of Dionysos Eleuthereus

Context: Athens
Type: Peribolos Wall
Summary: Wall; enclosing the Sanctuary of Dionysos Eleuthereus where the theater was located, against the southern slope of the Acropolis.
Date: ca. 350 BC
Region: Attica
Period: Late Classical


Irregularly shaped wall that bounded the sanctuary on the western, southern and eastern sides, using the theater as its northern boundary.


The wall enclosed a pre-existing temple and a contemporary temple, as well as several altars and a Doric stoa.

Other Bibliography:

Travlos 1971, 537

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