Stoa of Attalos in Athens, Greece
Votice relief, ca. 330BC. Dedicated by Neoptolemos from the township of Meliti. The relief depicts Hermes handing over the infant Dionysos to the Nymphs in the Cave of Pan. The Stoa of Attalos is a 1950s recreation of a long pavilion that was originally built around 150 BC. It was part of the Ancient Agora (market). It now houses the Museum of the Ancient Agora, which includes clay, bronze and glass objects, sculptures, coins and inscriptions from the 7th to the 5th century BC, as well as pottery of the Byzantine period and the Turkish conquest.
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