Olympia: Remnants of the Treasury of the Megarians

Remnants of the Treasury of the Megarians on display at Olympia Archaeological Museum, Olympia, Greece

Remnants of the Treasury of the Megarians

Remnants from the Treasury of the Megarians
The image shows the remnants of the pediment belonging to the Treasury of the Megarians found inside the Sanctuary of Olympia in Greece. The restored pediment is on display at the Olympia Archaeological Museum.

Situated on the north side of the Sanctuary of Olympia along with the other treasuries, the Megarian’s Treasury was a small building built by Megara, a city-state located 23 miles west of Athens, to help its citizens store valuable votive offerings.

Related Pages
Olympia, Delphi, Athens, Meteora
Crete, Greek Islands, Greece
Ephesus
Minoan Civilization, Mycenaean Civilization

Copyright © 2017 – 2020 by Lawrence Rodrigues. All rights reserved.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.