Caryatids of the Erechtheion

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 02 December 2012

A detail of the south porch of the Erechtheion temple on the Athenian acropolis. The building was constructed between 421 to 406 BCE to house the ancient wooden cult statue of Athena and as a shrine to various local deities including Erechtheus.

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APA Style

Jarvis, D. (2012, December 02). Caryatids of the Erechtheion. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/975/

Chicago Style

Jarvis, Dennis. "Caryatids of the Erechtheion." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/975/.

MLA Style

Jarvis, Dennis. "Caryatids of the Erechtheion." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2012. Web. 20 Apr 2019.

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