The Sanctuary of Dionysos
Dionysos, Northern Athens
Reconstruction - October 2001
old metal gate to the Sanctuary - displaying the map of the site
Close up of the site layout
3-dimensional puzzle that the archaeologists were confronted with
of the puzzle
pieces scattered all over the site. Notice the carved throne.
dual seat carved out of solid marble
perfectly-carved round solid-marble container
view of the scaffolding system - required to enable the heavy pieces of stone
to be lifted and moved to the work area for repair and then to be moved to their final position.
being positioned with wooden supports while plaster casts are taken of missing
More plaster casts are being taken. The casts are often reinforced with wire and steel rods
Here the cast with reinforcing rods & carrying handle can clearly be seen
End view of Choregic Monument of Agnias
Side view of Choregic Monument of Agnias under reconstruction
view of Choregic Monument of Agnias under reconstruction.
The July 2001 photos show just the concrete plinth and a few stones of the first layer in place -
so great progress has been made since then.