Although this fragment was found at some distance from the erechtheion it is without much doubt a portion of that building.
He thought of the maidens upholding the porch of the erechtheion.
Piece of architrave, probably part of the beam from the north angle of the east portico of the erechtheion (F, F on plan).
The erechtheion and Propylæa were probably built a few years later, but their exact dates are also in doubt.
The slab on the right must be from the north-east angle of the erechtheion.
The Ionic order of the erechtheion is the one which is best known and has been most frequently copied and adapted in modern work.
The Elgin Collection contains several specimens of the architectural decorations of the erechtheion.
The dimensions differ from those of the columns of the erechtheion.
Recently, however, the foundations of an early temple have been discovered between the Parthenon and the erechtheion.
In the capitals of the erechtheion there was a similar rose of bronze gilt, for which a recess is carved in the marble.