Plan, Perachora, Stoa near the Harbor

Context: Perachora
Type: Stoa
Summary: L-shaped stoa; northeast of the harbor, just east of the Triglyph Altar of Hera Akraia in the Sanctuary of Hera.
Date: ca. 325 BC - 300 BC
Dimensions:

North wing: 16.59 m x ca. 4.6 m; east wing: 16.57 m x ca. 4.9 m; lower column diameter: 0.62 m; intercolumniation: (north wing) 2.3 m, (east wing) 2.37 m; upper column diameter: ca. 0.33 m; height of facade: ca. 9 m.

Region: Corinthia
Period: Hellenistic


Plan:

Two-storied, one-aisled stoa opening to the south and west. Doric, lower colonnade of 10 columns, and an Ionic upper colonnade of attached half columns.

History:

The upper story of Ionic columns is the earliest known use of Ionic order over the Doric order in a stoa.

Other Bibliography:

Coulton 1976, 269-271; Coulton 1967, 207-210; Coulton 1964, 100-131