Theater Stage 2

Theater Stage 2

Close-up of the stage area. Note the three levels of the backdrop — the skene. The top most portion is recent, but the lower two are original!

Visible are three of the five doors, which led on to the stage area. The main, large, door is visible in the center.

For more visible and descriptive details click here.

This theater is one of the best preserved from the Roman world. The architect Zeno the son of Theodore built it during the reign of Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 161–180).

For brief a description of the significance of Aspendos click here.