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Title / Description: The "Painted Stoa" of old AgoraCommentary: The so-called Painted Stoa is located in the northeastern part of the Athenian agora, and dates to the first half of the 5th century BCE. Its name is derived from the panel paintings that were once located within the stoa. The stoa itself is roughly 12 by 36 meters in size and made out of limestone. The stoa was punctuated by Doric exterior columns and Ionic interior columns.
Provenance: Athens, Greece
Object Type: image - architecture
Date: 460-410 B.C.E.
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author of Commentary: Adam Mendelson
Source: Sumney, Jerry L. Jerry L. Sumney Slide Collection