South Stoa and Stoa of Attalos in distance, from W, Athens, South Stoa II

Overall view of remains from E, Athens, South Stoa II

Plan, Athens, South Stoa II

Context: Athens
Type: Stoa
Summary: Stoa; on the southern edge of the Agora, on the approximate location of the South Stoa I, between the Heliaia, and the Middle Stoa.
Date: ca. 150 BC

93.6 m x 8.5 m (int.-ext.); colonnade intercolumniation: 3.01 m.

Region: Attica
Period: Hellenistic


Doric single-aisled stoa opening north. On the north, 30 columns in antis; walls on the south, west and east sides. East wall had door communicating with southern end of the East Building. Off-center in the south wall was a small rectangular niche, possibly an exedra or fountain. The South Stoa II was the southern side of the area known as the South Square.

Other Bibliography:

Travlos 1971, 233-234; Coulton 1976, 222; Agora Guide 1976, 161-162

See Also: Athens, South Stoa IAthens, Middle StoaAthens, East Building