Plan, Olympia, East Baths

Context: Olympia
Type: Baths
Summary: Bath complex at the southeast corner of the Sanctuary of Zeus (Altis), among the ruins of the Southeast Building and the House of Nero.
Region: Elis
Period: Roman


Enormous complex of many rooms, with main entrance on the south to a vestibule and court, from which additional halls and courts led to cold and hot water baths. At the northeast corner was a large garden court.


These baths were built over previous structures in the area, leaving the Echo Hall intact on the northwest, and a Naiskos of Artemis intact on the south.

Other Bibliography:

Mallwitz 1972, 208-210