"Future ages will wonder at us, as the present age wonders at us now" - Perikles
Ancient Theatre of Thorikos
Ancient Greek Theatre: Ancient Theatre of Thorikos. The oldest Greek theaters probably resembled this layout. They would have used the natural landscape and kept construction to a minimum. The skene was a tent instead of a permanent building and the majority of the audience probably sat on the hillside in the grass, rather than on bleachers.
A workman with tongs hasjust removed a heated piece ofiron from the forge, and holds it on the anvil; his colleague hoists his mallet aloft to beat the iron into shape, under the watchful eyes of two well-dressed gentlemen. Attic black-figured amphora, 6th century B.C. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.