By Richard Stillwell, Robert L. Scranton, Sarah Elizabeth Freeman

ISBN-10: 0876610122

ISBN-13: 9780876610121

The interrelated constructions round the "Agora" of old Corinth are the point of interest of this learn. The ebook includes stories of the Peribolos of Apollo (Richard Stillwell and H. Ess Askew), the Facade of the massive Figures (Richard Stillwell), the Northwest Stoa and outlets (Richard Stillwell), Temple C and the Sanctuary of Hera Akraia (Robert L. Scranton), and Temple E (Sarah Elizabeth Freeman).

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32 These on the foundry may have been similarly repeated along the channels, since, above the first circular cut, there are indentations in the hard plaster as if for the retention of the terracotta lugs, and at the north end, over the west channel, there is another. Near the former, a roughened square on the plastered surface suggests an upright of some kind over the channel or bench. 20 m. wide, is preserved; it may have See Neuburger, Die Technik des Altertumls, p. 26, fig. , fig. 19. 32 THE PERIBOLOSOF APOLLO 31 been the northern termination of the foundry.

005 m. deep. 236 m. 85 m. 60 m. 30 m. 29 m. from angle to angle of the stylobate. 87 m. 38 m. back from the face of the stylobate give the position and spacing of the columns. There were ten along the shorter sides of the court and thirteen on the longer, counting the corners twice. 38 Where the original original th, round dowel-holes midway stylobate is preservedon the between the square ones are noticeable in certain places. They have no pour-channels and are only three centimetres deep. They do not appear to have served for columns, but inasmuch as the Peribolos underwent a great deal of rebuilding toward the end of the Roman and the beginning of the Byzantine periods, there is no good reason why they might not have served for a re-spacing of the columns along that side.

Furthermore, there are cuttings in the ledge of bedrock at the northeast which were 25 Head, Historia Numorumn2, 855. p. Corinth, IV, ii, Type VII. was marked by great building activity at Corinth. 24 THE PERIBOLOS OF APOLLO 21 filled up in the early Roman reconstruction. Except at the north, where the one block beneath and inside the Peribolos stylobate continues the end wall of the stoa, the Greek wall must have been completely torn down, when the brickwork of an early Roman foundry for bronze was laid across the line of the wall.

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