North outside wall of temple from N, Delos, Temple of Leto

Plan, Delos, Temple of Leto

Interior of temple from SE corner, Delos, Temple of Leto

Context: Delos
Type: Temple
Summary: Small temple; between the Sanctuary of Apollo and the Sacred Lake, west of the Agora of the Italians.
Date: ca. 550 BC
Region: Cyclades
Period: Archaic


Wide cella.


Also called the Letoon, this temple has a more detailed reconstruction: 2 columns in antis in a wide opening between pronaos and cella. The pronaos may have been unroofed. A marble bench attached to the outside walls and on the inside walls ran a low ledge for offerings.

Other Bibliography:

Rossiter 1981, 613; Zaphiropoulou 1983, 24-25