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The most celebrated example is the Caryatid Porch - of the Erechtheum w six figures (420 - 415 bc) on the Acopolis in Athens, Greece

The most celebrated example is the Caryatid Porch - of the Erechtheum w six figures (420 - 415 bc) on the Acopolis in Athens, Greece

Drawing from ‘The Acropolis of Athens’ by Charles Ernest Beulé, published at Paris in 1854. #AncientGreece #GreekArchitecture #Classicism #ClassicalHistory #AncientAthens

Drawing from ‘The Acropolis of Athens’ by Charles Ernest Beulé, published at Paris in 1854. #AncientGreece #GreekArchitecture #Classicism #ClassicalHistory #AncientAthens

Ancient Origins on Twitter: "Athena Promachos was a huge bronze statue of Athena shaped by Pheidias, located between the Propylaea and the Parthenon in the Athenian Acropolis. Athena was the tutelary god of Athens and the goddess of wisdom and warriors. https://t.co/em60tarFT9 https://t.co/C1cL3Av2cE" / Twitter

“Athena Promachos was a huge bronze statue of Athena shaped by Pheidias, located between the Propylaea and the Parthenon in the Athenian Acropolis. Athena was the tutelary god of Athens and the goddess of wisdom and warriors. https://t.co/em60tarFT9”

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120 km north of Crete, the Santorini Caldera is a submerged caldera in the Aegean Sea formed around 1620 BC (about 3600 years ago). #hellenic #greek #travelideas #europe #greece

120 km north of Crete, the Santorini Caldera is a submerged caldera in the Aegean Sea formed around 1620 BC (about 3600 years ago). #hellenic #greek #travelideas #europe #greece

The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel built on a rocky hill overlooking the city of Athens. The Athenian Acropolis is a giant ensemble of buildings, with the Parthenon being the famous one. To this day, only several significant ancient buildings remain of the citadel. Pericles, a famous historical figure, coordinated the construction of the buildings that are considered to be the most important ones, like the Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Erechteion and the Temple of Athena Nike. The ...

The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel built on a rocky hill overlooking the city of Athens. The Athenian Acropolis is a giant ensemble of buildings, with the Parthenon being the famous one. To this day, only several significant ancient buildings remain of the citadel. Pericles, a famous historical figure, coordinated the construction of the buildings that are considered to be the most important ones, like the Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Erechteion and the Temple of Athena Nike. The…

Erechtheion Temple, Acropolis, Athens, Greece | Caryatids from the Erechtheion, on the Acropolis. Caryatid are sculpted female figures serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head.

Acropolis, Athens, Greece Caryatids from the Erechtheion, on the Acropolis. Caryatid are sculpted female figures serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caryatid

Step back in time at the Acropolis in Athens - We did it our way

Walking through the streets of Athens and heading up towards the ancient Acropolis, it's hard not to imagine how this fortress on the mountain was, once upon a time. Words can barely do the beauty of Athens justice, so take a look for yourselves!

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