Lindus Acropolis from NW
with Theater from the 4th cent. BCE
The Theater is cut into the rock with 19 rows of seats in the lower part and 7 in the upper part.
Eight aisles facilitated the traffic for 2500 estimated spectators.
On a raised platform, surrounding the semicircle of the stage, the ceremonial thrones were placed for the priests of Athena. A block with the inscription
Of Athena was found nearby, probably belonging to a throne.
The Theater was thus intimately connected with the cult of Athena on the Acropolis.

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