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This large cistern is situated near the theatre. It is 22.5 metres long and 6 metres wide,
It was constructed in the third century BC as well as the theatre. The rain fell on the orchestra was collected and poured into this cistern. It used to be covered with roof, which does not remain.
- Photini Zaphiropoulou, Delos: Monuments and Museum, Athens : Krene, 1993, pp. 39-40.
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