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View looking west along about half the length of the Stoa of Eumenes. This stoa was the largest construction on the southern slope of the acropolis being 150 yrds. [163 m.] long. It ran to the west of the Theater of Dionysus and today – but not originally – reaches the Odeion of Herodes Atticus .
It was constructed by Eumenes II (197-159 B.C.), a powerful king of Pergamum. In design it looked very much like the Stoa of Attalus that was built by another king of Pergamum!
Like the Stoa of Attalus it was a double wide stoa and was two stories high. On the right of the image notice the still standing buttressed retaining wall. Above this wall was a peripatos (walkway).
The column on the right side of the image is crowned with a “Pergamene Capital."
For a general view of the area Click Here .