Plan, Delos, Samothrakeion

Overall view of the shrine, Delos, Samothrakeion

Detail of steps in shrine, Delos, Samothrakeion

Context: Delos
Type: Temple
Summary: Small temple; located northeast, high on the slope east of the Theater.
Date: ca. 400 BC - 300 BC
Region: Cyclades
Period: Late Clas./Hell.


Plan:

A cella wider than long opened onto a pronaos with 4 Doric columns. Northeast corner of porch blocked by the Monument of Mithradates. Southern end of porch had 2 niches.

History:

Dedicated to the Kabeiroi, the Great Gods of Samothrace.

Other Bibliography:

Rossiter 1981, 619-620; PECS, 261-264; Zaphiropoulou 1983, 49