The Metroon

Plan of the Metroon

Plan of the Metroon

The old Bouleterion, where the city’s Boule met, was expanded and converted into the Metroon; the new Bouleterion building is behind the Metroon. The Metroon housed a cult statue of the Mother of the Gods, where the name Metroon is derived, as well as rooms that held the city’s archives and an atrium.

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