Caryatids of Classical Athens

The Caryatids of Classical Athens

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These elegant women carved from marble combined to form one of the iconic images of the Acropolis in Classical Athens. They are the Caryatids who stand in place of pillars to support the south porch of the Erechtheion temple. This intricate temple with its picturesque statues was built during the Classical Age of Greece, and still holds a lofty […]