Acropolis 04 The Propylaea Picture

The Acropolis of Athens, Greece - Picture 04 of 05

The Propylaea. The monumental gateway of the Acropolis was designed by the architect Mnesikles and constructed in 437-432 B.C.
It comprises a central building and two lateral wings. The colonnades along the west and east sides had a row of Doric columns while two rows of Ionic columns divided the central corridor into three parts.

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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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