They went back to the pylon, and Menes put some fuel under a brass kettle.
Six days had gone by, and Queen Neter-Tua starved in the pylon tower.
Now, when the Goddess has stood upon the pylon and sung to the multitude below, she passes back to the shrine.
Through the pylon window-place crept the first grey light of dawn.
The pylon, leading to the temple, is of the time of Domitian and Trajan.
Remember when we starved in the pylon tower at Memphis, and what befell us there.
Every pylon, every gateway, every chamber, relates to us the exploits which he accomplished.
From the pylon a superb view may be gained of the ruins of Karnak.
Immediately behind this pylon comes a vast peristylar court, almost square on plan (186 feet by 173).
Knowest thou that she waited for thee there by the pylon gate?
1823, "gateway to an Egyptian temple," from Greek pylon "gateway," from pyle "gate, wing of a pair of double gates; an entrance, entrance into a country; mountain pass; narrow strait of water," of unknown origin. Meaning "tower for guiding aviators" (1909) led to that of "steel tower for high-tension wires" (1923).