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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Olympia, Peloponnese, Greeceen_US
dc.coverage.temporalca. 450-290 BCE (creation)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date-450--290en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-22T19:16:05Z
dc.date.available2013-05-22T19:16:05Z
dc.date.issued-450--290en_US
dc.identifier220846en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 690en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/128706
dc.descriptionOn the path that leads to the Stadium, depicting the stone pedestals on both sides of the path which held "zanes" (plural of Zeus) or statues of Zeus; Towards the mid-5th century BCE the stadium was moved 82 m to the east and 7 m to the north (Stadium III). Excavations have shown that the embankment of the narrow western side was truncated after the mid-4th century BCE, when the Echo Stoa was built, which entirely separated the stadium from the sanctuary. The track of this new stadium was 215.54 m long and about 28.5 m wide. The banks that enclosed it on four sides could accommodate 45,000 spectators, most of whom would sit on the sloping ground, the few stone seats being kept for dignitaries. The stone exedra for the Hellanodikai was opposite the Altar of Demeter Chamyne. In the late 3rd century BCE the north-west corner of the stadium was linked with the sanctuary through a narrow roofed corridor. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 11/12/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; marbleen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectrecreation and gamesen_US
dc.subjectfestivalsen_US
dc.subjectOlympicsen_US
dc.subjectEarly Classicalen_US
dc.subjectHellenisticen_US
dc.titleOlympia: Stadiumen_US
dc.title.alternativeStadium IIIen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A3-G-O-1-A2en_US
vra.culturalContextGreek (ancient)en_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypestadiumen_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Greek (ancient))en_US


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