Remains of the Treasury of the Gelians, Olympia

Plan, Olympia, Treasury of the Gelians

Context: Olympia
Type: Treasury
Summary: Small temple-like building; on the north side of the Sanctuary of Zeus (Altis), the 12th from the west and most easterly of the treasuries.
Date: ca. 575 BC - 550 BC

13.18 m x 10.98 m.

Region: Elis
Period: Archaic


Cella opening south onto a deep Doric hexastyle prostyle porch. Large statue base in cella.


The prostyle porch was added to the temple at ca. 500 B.C.

Other Bibliography:

Mallwitz 1972, 176-177; Rossiter 1981, 342