Definition of Caryatid. Meaning of Caryatid. Synonyms of Caryatid

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Caryatid. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Caryatid and, of course, Caryatid synonyms and on the right images related to the word Caryatid.

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...
- 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...
- transformed into a symbolic memorial to commemorate 9/11. After the spherical caryatid found a temporary location in New York's Battery Park between 2002 and...
- 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...
- Edificio de Las Cariátides (English: Caryatid Building) is a building in the Spanish capital of Madrid built by Spanish architect, Antonio Palacios. The...
- April 22, 1997. All songs written by Jay Farrar except where indicated. "Caryatid Easy" - 4:43 "Back into Your World" - 3:43 "Picking Up the Signal" - 3:45...
- the cloth provided the appearance of a second piece of clothing. (The Caryatid statues show a typical drapery.) It should not be confused with the Ionic...
- Slavic word for walnut. The village of Karyes is the birthplace of the six caryatid maidens which are featured in architecture in the place of columns on the...
- Ajax. The caryatid is the female precursor of this architectural form in Greece, a woman standing in the place of each column or pillar. Caryatids are found...