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Pergamon Acropolis: view northwards. The Hellenistic theatre and Byzantine tower, right.
|For a description of the Hellenistic theatre, see the previous page.
Above the theatre stand the white marble ruins of
the Temple of Trajan, built on an enormous terrace
supported by a row of arched tunnels.
Remains of the royal box.
Marble relief of a dancing
maenad, a female celebrant
of the festivals of Dionysus.
From Pergamon. Hellenistic,
late 3rd century BC.
Museum. Inv. No. 764 T.
Cat. Mendel 575.
The Byzantine tower
above the theatre.
The top of the Theatre, the reconstructed marble columns and architrave of
the Temple of Trajan and the arched tunnels of the terrace on which it stands.
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