Ancient Messene (25 Subjects)
The Arcadian Gate and part of the city wall of Ancient Messene, from the southwest.
View of the walls of ancient Messene.
The Arcadian Gate and the city wall of ancient Messene.
Imaginary representation of ancient Messene.
The walls of ancient Messene. Mount Taygetus in the background.
The Arcadian Gate in the walls of ancient Messene.
The ancient stadium of Messene.
Arcadian Gate of ancient Messene: Fig. 1. Plan of the gate. Fig. 2. View of the interior. Fig. 3. and Fig. 4. Elevation and section plan of the niche at the interior. Fig. 5. and Fig. 6. Geisa of the niche. Fig. 7. Plan of tower. Fig. 8. Reconstruction of the interior gate.
Elevation, section and plan of tower of fortress at Argolis (on the route to Tripoli). Section of tower at the Arcadian Gate of ancient Messene. Elevations and plans of two other towers.
Landscape in ancient Messene.
Topographical map of ancient Messene.
Topographic map of Messene.
1, 3. Front and side view of the stadium and gymnasium of ancient Messene.2, 4. Reconstruction of the stadium and gymnasium of ancient Messene; front and side view.
Elevation of part of the Doric stoa at the stadium and gymnasium of ancient Messene. Architectural details of the structure.
Details of the corner of the entablature and of a column at the Doric stoa of the stadium of ancient Messene.
Architectural and decorative features of the stadium and gymnasium of ancient Messene: Elevation of the Doric stoa columns behind the seats. Ceiling plan of the column echinus. Corner column capital. Section and plan of the seats. Decorative features.
View of the stadium and gymnasium of ancient Messene.
Plan of the Heroon at ancient Messene.
Elevation of the Heroon at the stadium of ancient Messene (reconstruction).
Side elevation and section of the Heroon at the stadium of ancient Messene (reconstruction).
Architectural and decorative features of the Heroon at the stadium of ancient Messene: The corner of the entablature (pediment, architrave). Ceiling plan and section of the guttae. Lintel of the antae. Fragment of decorative element adorning the lintel.
Architectural features of the Heroon at the stadium of ancient Messene. 1. Section of column and column capital. 2. Reconstruction of crepidoma and column capital, ceiling plan of column. 3. Section of lintel. 4, 5. Reconstruction of anta base and lintel. 6. Section of anta base and lintel 7. Section of the stylobate at the base of the anta. 8. Slab from the base of the anta. 9. Stone inscribed with names, from the monument's façade.
1. View of the site of the ancient theatre of Megalopolis. 2, 3. Funerary stele and remains of column, discovered by the author at the court of unnamed church at Megalopolis.