Plan, Delphi, Lesche of the Knidians

Context: Delphi
Type: Hall
Summary: Rectangular building; in the Sanctuary of Apollo, on the north edge of the sanctuary, east of the Theater.
Date: ca. 450 BC

ca. 20 m x 10.25 m.

Region: Phocis
Period: Classical


Rectangular hall with a door in the middle of the southern side. Two rows of 4 pillars supported the roof; there may have been an opaion above the 4 central pillars.


A club house and also served as a gallery, decorated with paintings by Polygnotos. It may also have served as a dining room.

Other Bibliography:

Rossiter 1981, 410; Lawrence 1983, 208, 340; Dinsmoor 1975, 206