Plan, Delos, Porinos Naos

Context: Delos
Type: Temple
Summary: Temple; northernmost of the 3 temples to Apollo in the central part of the Sanctuary of Apollo.
Date: ca. 550 BC - 525 BC

ca. 15.5 m x ca. 10 m.

Region: Cyclades
Period: Archaic


Ionic temple with cella opening west onto a distyle in antis pronaos.


This temple is also reconstructed as having 2 columns or piers dividing the entry into 3 parts and having a hexastyle prostyle Ionic porch. Erected by the Athenians, this temple may have replaced an earlier one built by the Naxians on the same location. Money of the Delian League was originally deposited and held in this building.

Other Bibliography:

Rossiter 1981, 611; Zaphiropoulou 1983, 18-19