Plan, Olympia, Treasury of the Megarians

Remains of the Treasury of the Megarians, Olympia

Pediment and entablature probably of the Syracusan treasury, on the founda...

Context: Olympia
Type: Treasury
Summary: Small temple-like building; on the north side of the Sanctuary of Zeus (Altis), the 11th treasury from the west, and 2nd from the east on the Treasury Terrace.
Date: ca. 525 BC

13.2 m x 6.2 m.

Region: Elis
Period: Archaic


Cella opening south onto Doric distyle in antis pronaos .


Rossiter dates this building to ca. 570 B.C. Sculptural decoration may have been added ca. 510 B.C. to the existing building.

Other Bibliography:

Mallwitz 1972, 174-176; Rossiter 1981, 342