Altar of Demeter Chamyne

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View of the Ancient Olympic Stadium and the north embankment, where the altar of Demeter Chamyne can be seen. This is where the priestess of Demeter (the only married woman allowed to see the Olympic Games) would have observed the events.

This view of the Olympia Stadium is from the West. Demeter Chamyne's altar, in this image, is to the left.  On the right is the Hellanodikaion.

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Image online, courtesy Greek-language textbook.




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