There is also a postern gate on the north side of the wall, and at its eastern extremity are two apertures in the thickness of the wall.
There is a small postern gate at L.
It is approached in a very circuitous way, either by a passage (Xaupn) leading from a side door in the main propylaeum or by another long passage which winds round the back cf the chief hall, and so leads by a long flight of steps, cut in the rock, to the little postern door in the semicircular bastion.
Five hundred yards to the east .of it an interesting postern was discovered in 1895 (Orsi, in Notizie degli scavi, 1893, 168), at the point where the wall leaves the edge of the plateau and begins to follow the sea-coast; and half a mile farther on we reach the deep gorge of S.
As to Ludgate there is reason to believe that if there was an opening there in Roman times it was merely a postern.