Definition of Caryatid. Meaning of Caryatid. Synonyms of Caryatid

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Definition of Caryatid

Caryatid
Caryatic Car`y*at"ic, Caryatid Car`y*at"id, a. Of or pertaining to a caryatid.
Caryatid
Caryatid Car`y*at"id, n.; pl. Caryatids. [See Caryatides.] (Arch.) A draped female figure supporting an entablature, in the place of a column or pilaster.

Meaning of Caryatid from wikipedia

- A caryatid (/ˌkæriˈætɪd/ KARR-ee-AT-id; Ancient Gr****: Καρυάτις, pl. Καρυάτιδες) is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking...
- The Townley Caryatid is a 2.25m high Pentelic marble caryatid, depicting a woman dressed to take part in religious rites (possibly fertility rites related...
- Edificio de Las Cariátides (English: Caryatid Building) is a building in the Spanish capital of Madrid built by Spanish architect, Antonio Palacios. The...
- south, the famous "Porch of the Maidens", with six draped female figures (caryatids) as supporting columns. The porch was built to conceal the giant 15-ft...
- The Caryatids is a science fiction novel by American writer Bruce Sterling, published in 2009. It tells the tale of the four Mihajlovic "sisters", clones...
- of the tube provided the appearance of a second piece of clothing. (The Caryatid statues show a typical drapery.) The peplos was draped and open on one...
- his predecessor. A caryatid stool is therefore a concrete manifestation of this metaphysical "seat." One such Luba creator of caryatid stools is the 19th...
- side of a wall. Capital The topmost member of a column (or pilaster). Caryatid A sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the...
- sleeve technology had not really been created yet. Much like that on the caryatid above, the Doric chiton has a fold over at the top or apoptygma, is attached...
- elements include turrets, balconies, pinnacles, multi-coloured ceramics, and caryatids. These were blended to create a picturesque fantasy of pleasure and luxury...
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