Columns and herm at the entrance to the temenos area, Delos, Propylon

Plan, Delos, Propylon

Context: Delos
Type: Gate
Summary: Gate-building; on southern side of the Sanctuary of Apollo, between the Oikos of the Naxians on the east and the Stoa of the Naxians on the west.
Date: ca. 150 BC
Region: Cyclades
Period: Hellenistic


Prostyle, 4 Doric columns on the south. Four interior columns dividing opening into 3 aisles. Three stepped platform.


Built by the Athenians to replaced an earlier gateway.

Other Bibliography:

Zaphiropoulou 1983, 15