Plan, Eleusis, Hypostyle Silo

Context: Eleusis
Type: Silo
Summary: Storage silo; east of the Telesterion and within the Periclean wall of the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore.
Date: ca. 450 BC - 425 BC
Region: Attica
Period: Classical


Triangular building with 12 interior pillars arranged irregularly.


Built by Pericles, also known as the Siroi. The first fruits of the harvest would have been stored here.

Other Bibliography:

Loukopoulos 1973, 60