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The Arrephoroi annually carried some mysterious object on their heads to the temple of Athena and Erechtheus.Problems in Periclean Buildings|G. W. Elderkin
Near the banks of the stream Kephisos, Erechtheus had built a city in a rocky and thin-soiled land.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
The Chalkeia (feast of smiths), at which the birth of Erechtheus and the invention of the plough were celebrated.
The ancient name of some species of Groundsel, probably called after Erechtheus.
Erechtheus having first celebrated the Panathena joins horses to a chariot.The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended|Isaac Newton
legendary first king and founder of Athens, from Latin Erechtheus, from Greek Erekhtheos, literally "render, shaker" (of the earth), from erekhthein "to rend, break, shatter, shake." Hence, Erechtheum, the name of a temple on the Athenian acropolis.