Ancient Gymnasium in Kos Island
Athens 2004 Olympic Games Pin
Kos or Cos is a Greek island, part of the Dodecanese island chain in the southeastern Aegean Sea, off the Anatolian coast of Turkey.
The Ancient Gymnasium of Kos Greece. The style of the construction is Doric, as the restored seventeen columns of the initial 81 indicate. The columns on the west side had elaborated lion heads decorations. A huge roof used to lay on the top of this colonnade made of white marble, covering a large part of the gym.
During the posterior Roman times, a swimming pool was built. The gymnasium counted also on a water tank placed on its middle part, where athletes washed themselves. Regarding the adjacent western thermes, they were used for the same purpose.
The pin depicts Athena mascot in Ancient Gymnasium in Kos Island
Product: Olympic Mascot Pin
Pin code: #03-059-006
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Licensed Manufacturer: Efsimon Collection