A tetrapylon is an ancient type of Roman monument of cubic shape, with a gate on each of the four sides: generally it was built on a crossroads.

Connected Sites

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Anjar Ruins consist of a monumental tetrapyle (AB evaluation)
Aphrodisias East of the temple is the Tetrapylon, a gateway to the sanctuary for Aphrodite (AB ev)
Istanbul Milion
Leptis Magna Severan Arch
Rome Arch of Janus


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