caryatid, caryatidau, charyatid, charyatidau, garyatid, garyatidau, ngharyatid, ngharyatidau
Noun(1) a supporting column carved in the shape of a person
(1) We have much of the frieze of the treasury of the Siphnians of c. 525, as well as one of the caryatid figures supporting the porch; other buildings so decorated are extremely scrappily preserved.(2) The porch over the main entrance is supported by caryatids , set in front of the asymmetrical facade as a direct historicist quotation.(3) She entered the familiar vestibule, with its scarred stone caryatids and crumbling pillars, and walked down the short flight of iron-railed steps to the main chamber of Father's rooms.(4) Several of the miniatures feature caryatids holding up the mountains and temples.(5) Modigliani's early, remarkable images of caryatids (female figures that serve as columns) are sometimes as strong as his later portraits.
1. caryatid ::
2. telamon ::
3. pillar ::
Different Formscaryatid, caryatids
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