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The frame for the gate or a passageway in a fence or exterior garden wall. In medieval times these were imposing structures built over entrances to provide defense and entrance control.

Baba Ganoud - Marrakech (13th c.)
Palace - Istanbul - Turkey
San Gimingnano - Italy (13th c.)
Tarquinia - Italy (13th c.)
Porta Settimiana - Rome - Italy (1500)
Alhambra - Seville - Spain
Bab Bou Jeloud - Fes - Morocco (1350)
Ravenna - Italy