Sculptural Decoration, Theatre of Dionysos, Athens

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 07 April 2015

Part of the sculptural decoration from the Late Roman Bema of Phaedrus, the Theatre of Dionysos, on the slopes of the acropolis of Athens. 4th century CE. (The theatre was orginally constructed in the 6th century BCE). The scenes depict episodes from the myths of Dionysos.



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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