The monumental building complex at the entrance
to the Acropolis. 437-432 B.C. The monument, created by the architect Mnesikles,
is an absolutely original multi -functional composition combining Ionic and
In the Propylaea the 2nd (from the south) architrave of the east facade of the
monument has been restored in 1981-1982. In 1990-1992 the parts of the coffered
ceiling of the monument, restored at the beginning of the century, have been
dismantled. The dismantled architectural members are being repaired on the
ground and the various fragments off the dismantled ceiling coffers are being
re-assembled in their original positions.
In the future work is planned on all the previously restored parts of the
monument as well as on the lateral south ana north, aisles.