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Priene 2007 4343.jpg
11-MAR-2007

Priene 2007 4343.jpg

I now start a small series of pictures of the Buleiterion. It was the building that housed the meetings of the city council. It was built around 200 BC, and held 500 people.

Next to it there was the Prytaneion, dating to the Roman emperors time. It held the sacred fire, and was used to receive signitaries and important guests. It has the form of a courtyard house.

Nikon D2x
1/100s f/8.0 at 12.0mm iso100 full exif

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