Acropolis 03 The Caryatids Picture

The Acropolis of Athens, Greece - Picture 03 of 05

The Caryatids. Statues of young women clad in peplos. They supported the roof of the south porch of the Erechtheion (420 B.C.), and probably were the work of Alkamenes, a student of the great sculptor Pheidias.

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The Acropolis Series:

Acropolis 01 Parthenon

Acropolis 02 Erechtheion

Acropolis 03 The Caryatids

Acropolis 04 The Propylaea

Acropolis 05 Odeon of Herodes
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