Caryatid is the name given to an architectural column which takes...
The column was an architectural invention which allowed for the...
Greek architects provided some of the finest and most distinctive...
A Visual Glossary of Classical Architecture
[image:945] Abacus - a large slab placed above the column capital...
Greek World Heritage Sites
Greece, the ‘cradle of western civilization’, is home...
Acropolis Plan, Athens
A plan of the acropolis of Athens. Occupied from Mycenaean times...
The Acropolis of Athens. Dominating the acropolis is the Parthenon...
Caryatids of the 5th century BCE Erechtheion on the Athenian Acropolis...
Caryatid from the Erechtheum
This pentelic marble caryatid came from the Erechtheion, Athens...
Caryatids of the Erechtheion
A detail of the south porch of the Erechtheion temple on the Athenian...
The Erechtheion temple of the Athenian acropolis was constructed...
Erechtheion - Acropolis, Athens
The Erechtheion with its Caryatids. Construction: 421-406 BCE...