THE BOULEUTERION (Priene)


In other words, this was the building for city council meetings. It is well protected and stays behind the Sacred Stoa. The bouleuterion is a rectangular hall with tiers on the sides for 650 people to meet. There are two gates on one side and an altar on the middle of the chamber for offerings to the gods.

The roof was covered by wood. The dimensions are 20m x 21m, nearly square in shape. There were an additional 3 tiers of seats forthe guests.



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