|Stadium of Nemea
The Stadium, which could accomodate 40.000 spectators, was built 400 m SE of the Temple of Zeus.
The track (total length of 178m) was bordered by a stone water-channel with stone basins at intervals for drinking water. The stone starting line was on its western extremity. A rectangular building with an internal colonnade on its western side served probably as a "changing room". From it, the athletes and the judges entered the Stadium through a vaulted tunnel. The spectators sat in roughly levelled ...