Acropolis, North Slope, Acropolis North Wall, Acropolis Archaic, North Slope General

Detail of the North Wall. Both the Erechtheion and the Parthenon are patially visible above the wall. Built into the wall at LEFT are unfinished column drums from the Older Parthenon. Built into the wall at RIGHT is part of the entablature (architrave, triglyph-metope frieze, geison) of the Old Temple of Athena. Beneath the entablature, partially obscured by wooden scaffolding, is the eastern entrance to the Mycenaean Fountain. In the foreground at lower left is part of the western entrance colonnade of the Library of Hadrian. View from the north.