PRIENE CHAIR 4

Did Alexander sit here? ©TriciVenola 4’15

Alexander the Great probably did sit here, as he paid for the theater and one of his generals built it, and founded the city of Priene around it. This was a port city, now high above a plain of grass. These comfortable marble chairs are right at the edge of the dais of the theater, five of them, clearly for royalty. There is no Roman blood screen at this theater: it’s in its original Greek theater state and not adapted for later blood sports by the Romans.

My fourth start at drawing one of them.

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