ATHENS, GREECE - APRIL 10 : A side view of the Porch of the Caryatids of the Erechtheum, on April 10, 2007, in Athens, Greece. The Erechtheum was built on the Acropolis, between 421 and 405 BC, in the Ionic Order. The Porch of the Caryatids is on the South side of the Temple and comprises 6 sculptures of maidens bearing libations, in place of columns, standing on a high base with bead and reel and egg and dart mouldings, and supporting a decorated flat roof. The Caryatids wear a Peplos with a short cloak hanging from their shoulders. Their long thick hair is braided around their head and falls on each shoulder down their back. (Photo by Manuel Cohen)

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ATHENS, GREECE - APRIL 10 : A side view of the Porch of the Caryatids of the Erechtheum, on April 10, 2007, in Athens, Greece. The Erechtheum was built on the Acropolis, between 421 and 405 BC, in the Ionic Order. The Porch of the Caryatids is on the South side of the Temple and comprises 6 sculptures of maidens bearing libations, in place of columns, standing on a high base with bead and reel and egg and dart mouldings, and supporting a decorated flat roof. The Caryatids wear a Peplos with a...
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