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 (prŏp′ə-lŏn′, prō′pə-)
n. pl. prop·y·la (-lə)

[Greek propulon : pro-, before; see pro-2 + pulē, gate.]
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The Athenian Asclepeion was built on 2 terraces linked by the entrance gate (the Propylon).
195-215), examining the propylon of the temple of Khonsu at Thebes, sees further examples of the union of the two complementary aspects of the regeneration of Osiris in three pairs of scenes.
The top half of the temple's remaining obelisk was visible through the V-shaped gap in the massive propylon, its granite reflecting the bluish white of the uplights.
A better example of Stuart's (or, rather, Stuart and Revett's) influence in Birmingham, though, again, long after his death, is Cur-zon Street Station; its Ionic Propylon, with its Doric equivalent at Euston, echoed the East and West gatebuildings of the Roman Agora at Athens.
The phiale-snake combination, however, was used in general Asklepian contexts, as, e.g., in the pediment of the late-5th-century propylon of the Athenian Asklepieion, which was decorated with a phiale flanked by two snakes: Riethmuller 1999, p.
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3129 and pBM EA 10252) and Karnak (pBM EA 10188), a text inscribed on the propylon of the Montu Temple in North Karnak, Dendera roof chapels, and the Amduat.
Around, above, and below the human figures is a large menagerie of assorted creatures: a scorpion on a column of the propylon in front of the chariot, an owl above the horses' heads, a bird and snake above Halimedes, a lizard behind the palace, and beneath Amphiaraos himself a hare, a hedgehog, and another lizard.
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