The temple was hexastyle and peripteral, and is supposed to have had fourteen columns on the sides.
The portico was hexastyle, and the square hall behind it consequently provided with thirty-six columns.
The temple seems to have been hexastyle peripteral, but all trace of the cella has disappeared.
It is necessary to emphasize the fact that the passage back of the hexastyle was the normal means of access to the Pinakotheke.
hexastyle, heks′a-stīl, adj. having six columns, of a portico or temple having six columns in front.
The hexastyle temple is necessarily more high and more narrow than the octastyle building.
The west front, in our Engraving, is occupied by an hexastyle portico of the Ionic order, with fluted columns.
For instance, the number of columns on the side of a hexastyle temple varies from thirteen to seventeen.
This once elegant edifice was of the Doric order, a hexastyle, the columns twenty-seven feet in height.
The architecture is said closely to approach that of the hexastyle hypthral Temple of Pstum.