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View looking southwest on to the platform, bema, from which the Athenians would address the ecclesia.
The flat rock–cut area in the whole lower half of the image is a portion of the semi–circular area where the 6,000 member assembly, the ecclesia, would meet.
Two stoas and a healing center were located in the general area above the bema, where a single pine tree is growing,
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