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Pylon

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pylon

A low tower, having a truncated pyramidal form, and flanking an ancient egyptian gateway. Massive pylons adorned with obelisks in front. (J. W. Draper)

An egyptian gateway to a large building (with or without flanking towers).

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A gateway.