Acropolis 02 Erechtheion Picture

The Acropolis of Athens, Greece - Picture 02 of 05

The Erechtheion was built in 420 B.C. in the Ionic order. It has a prostasis on the east side, a monumental propylon on the north, and the famous porch of the Caryatids on the south. The main temple was divided into two sections, dedicated to the worship of the two principal gods of Attica, Athena and Poseidon - Erechtheus.

Copyright 2007 Jordan Kevrekidis

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The Acropolis Series:

Acropolis 01 Parthenon

Acropolis 02 Erechtheion

Acropolis 03 The Caryatids

Acropolis 04 The Propylaea

Acropolis 05 Odeon of Herodes
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