Theater of Dionysus, Acropolis, Athens

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350 BCE ca.
This theater dedicated to Dionysus is situated at the southern foot of the hill of the Acropolis, having three banks of seats and two diazomata scooped out of the rock. It could accommodate eighteen thousand spectators and had sixty-seven individualized marble thrones for city dignitaries. The Archivision Collection of Ancient Sites was funded by the Jack Martin Balcer Library Endowment. Keywords: Greece, Periféreia Protevoúsis (Greater Athens), Athens, Ancient Greek, acropolis, entertainment, performing art structures, amphitheaters, Classical, Mediterranean, landmark, stages, Lykorgos, complex, Dionysos. Photographed by Scott Gilchrist, Archivision.
stone and/or rock