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The 'Themistoklean Wall'

Remains of the 'Themistoklean Wall' next to the Propylon of the Olympieion. The wall is perhaps the one constructed by Themistokles in the wake of the Persian destruction of Athens (see Thucydides 1.90.3, 1.93.1-2). This is the site of 'Hippades Gate' for the city.

Photograph © David Gill 2001

This page was created by David Gill on 1 January 2004.