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Keywords:
Acropolis, Erechtheion, Old Temple, Acropolis Archaic

Caption:
General view of the Erechtheion from the southwest, showing the North Porch (at left), the "Olive Tree of Athena" (modern replacement!), and the Caryatid Porch. Note the modern (white) blocks of Pentelic marble which have been used in the reconstruction of the building. The blue limestone foundations of the Old Temple 0f Athena (built c. 510-500 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 480 BC) are visible in the foreground. Photo taken in 1998.
 
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