Dipylon

Map of Ancient Athens showing site of Dipylon GateThe `Double Gate' of Athens, leading to a major road to the north west and, within the walls, onto the Panathenaic Way through the Agora. It gives its name to a large cemetery outside the gate where a majority of the known tombs of Athens from the 11th century on has been excavated.

Above: Map of Ancient Athens showing site of Dipylon Gate © Beazley Archive, Ian Hiley