The representation of this building ensues entirely from our acceptance of the view that this was some kind of arsenal. The excavators came to this view after comparing the building’s layout with other similar buildings identified as arsenals, namely with the Skeuotheke of Philo in Piraeus. The building has only one phase, as all evidence suggests a time of construction around 290-260 BC; it was destroyed during the siege of Athens by Sulla and was never repaired.
Its layout is deduced from the traces of its foundations on the bedrock. Its representation rests almost entirely on the hypothesis that the Arsenal was very similar to the Skeuotheke (Storeroom) in Piraeus. We have represented a large rectangular building with two interior lines of pilasters dividing it internally into three aisles. We have represented only one door, at the west end of its façade. For the roofing we have followed the model in the Agora maquette comprising a gabled roof [Pounder, R.L., ‘A Hellenistic Arsenal in Athens’, Hesperia 52 (1983), pp. 233-256, plates 49-50].

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