Facade of the Megaron|
The facade testifies to the Mycenaean taste for symmetry and sobriety. The base consists of cut-stone blocks with irregular joints; these support courses of unfired brick held together by ties of wood, which help stabilize the building and inject rhythm into the facade. The entrance has a covered vestibule (pronaos), entirely fronted with wood and framed by the walls of the 'domos' (main chamber). This arrangement later emerged as an integral aspect of the design of Greek Temples. Windows with wooden grilles admitted daylight into the 'domos'.