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Pylon

In ancient Egypt, pylons were monumental structures found at the entrance to a temple. The contemporary use of pylons is massive steel or concrete structures that support high tension cables. A pier provides structural support for an arch, a pylon for a lintel.

   
 
Clifton Bridge - Bristol - England
     
Gateway at Luxor - Egypt
 
       
 
London - England
 
Temple of Khonsu at Karnak - Egypt
 
St. Peter's - Rome - Italy
 
       
 
Parc Güell - Gaudi - Barcelona - Spain
 
Paired - Seville - Spain
 
Coalbrook - England