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Theater Stage (Dionysus)
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Detail of the "keystone" above the stage area. Here the god of wine and entertainment, Dionysus, is represented — surrounded by floral scrolls.

For a general view of the stage area 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.