Caryatid from the Erechtheum

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 May 2016

This pentelic marble caryatid came from the Erechtheion, Athens, Greece. She was 1 of 6 caryatids that held up the roof of the Erechtheion. Circa 415 BCE. (The British Museum, London).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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