Athens. Greece. View of a three arched public building dedicated to Athena Archegetis and the divi Augusti (Defied Roman Emperors) in the middle of the 1st century BC. Situated behind the East Propylon, the unidentified building’s wide staircase and parts of its north and south walls are preserved. The purpose and function of it has yet to be determined. Dating from the 1st century BC, the Roman Agora is about 100 metres to the east of the Ancient Agora and is complex consisting of a large rectangular open courtyard surrounded by stoas, shops and storerooms.