A steep ramp adjoined one side of the Propylaia. Looking up the ramp from the direction of the Agora, this side of the Propylaia is designed to resemble a classic Doric-style temple facade (top). But from within, it seems to have functioned as a Stoa, a covered public gathering place with rows of Ionic columns (bottom).

Sacred Way

Main Hall

Images: THE MUSEUM OF RECONSTRUCTIONS

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