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" Porch of the Caryatids" Top 5 Page for this destination Acropolis - Erechtheion-Caryatids Tip by Kuznetsov_Sergey

  Acropolis - Porch of the Caryatids
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  • Acropolis - Porch of the Caryatids - Athens
      Acropolis - Porch of the Caryatids
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  • Acropolis - Porch of the Caryatids - Athens
      Acropolis - Porch of the Caryatids
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  • Acropolis - Porch of the Caryatids - Athens
      Acropolis - Porch of the Caryatids
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  • Acropolis - Porch of the Caryatids - Athens
      Acropolis - Porch of the Caryatids
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
 

On the north side, there is another large porch with columns, and on the south, the famous "Porch of the Maidens", with six draped female figures (caryatids) as supporting columns, each sculpted in a manner different from the rest and engineered in such a way that their slenderest part, the neck, is capable of supporting the weight of the porch roof whilst remaining graceful and feminine.



You may watch my high resolution photo of Acropolis on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 37º 58' 18.72" N 23º 43' 34.39" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Porch of the Caryatids .

Directions: City center
Phone: +30 21 0321 0219
Website: http://www.ancient.eu/Erechtheion

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  • Updated Jul 23, 2008
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