Apollo, from the west pediment of the Temple of Zeus, Olympia, Greece, ca. 470-456 BCE. Marble, restored height 10′ 8″. Archaeological Museum, Olympia.
Remains of the Palestra at Olympia (Peloponnese). The arena was the wrestling school in ancient Greece. There they practiced the events that did not need much space, as wrestling and boxing. The arena worked independently or as part of the public gyms. The architecture of the arena, while allowing for slight variations, followed a standard plan. It consisted of a rectangular building built around a patio with adjoining rooms.