Greek Column Caryatid Caryatis Acropolis Athens Greek Roman Alabaster Statue 9.8″

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Caryatid Column Acropolis Athens Greek Roman Alabaster Statue 9.8″

Height : 25cm (9.8 in)

Caryatis is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head. The Greek term karyatides literally means “maidens of Karyai”, an ancient town near Sparta. Karyai had a famous temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis in her aspect of Artemis Karyatis. The best-known and mostcopied examples are those of the six figures of the Κaryatid Porch of the Erechtheion on the Acropolis at Athens

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