Plan, Eleusis, Stepped Platform

Context: Eleusis
Type: Platform
Summary: Platform (with later tetrastyle in antis building), with L-shaped stepped approach; in the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore, south beyond the Plutonian.
Region: Attica


Rectangular area with L-shaped stepped approach.


In the inner sanctuary and overlooking the Sacred Way, the platform may have served as a place to observe the beginning of the pageant. At its southern end, just beyond the Unknown Treasury, was a high rock used for dedications.

Other Bibliography:

Loukopoulos 1973, 60; Rossiter 1981, 193