Gate of Athena Archegetis

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Gate of Athena Archegetis (1) - Athens Roman Agora.jpg

The Gate of Athena Archegetis is situated west side of the Roman Agora, in Athens and considered to be the second most prominent remain in the site after the Tower of the Winds.

Constructed in 11 BCE by donations from Julius Caesar and Augustus, the gate was made of 4 Doric columns and a base of Pentelic marble. It was a monument dedicated by the Athenians to their patroness Athena Archegetis.[1]

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  1. ^ www.grisel.net/roman_agora, URL accessed on June 5, 2008.

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Coordinates: 37°58′29″N 23°43′32″E / 37.9746°N 23.7255°E / 37.9746; 23.7255