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Priene 2007 4212.jpg
11-MAR-2007

Priene 2007 4212.jpg

The theatre. It was built in the third century BC to seat 5000 spectators, later (second century) the Romans made some changes. The spectator part (cavae) has 50 rows. 5 Marble seats for priests and dignitaries are in the front row.

This is decoration on a side of the wall flanking the stairs at the utmost east side of the theatre.

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