Saturday, September 11, 2010
City Wall With A Jog, Priene
The city wall at Priene showing a jog in the wall. The jog allowed flanking fire to be brought to bear upon the space alongside the adjusting curtain, but unlike with a tower, this was on one side only. A jog was a cheap alternative to a tower. In Priene, the South city wall was protected mostly by jogs, while along the rest of the wall, there were towers
Ref. Nossov, "Greek Fortifications---"