The erechtheion, a temple dedicated to athena polias on the athenian acropolis, is a building that is mysterious in numerous ways even though the erechtheion was one of the most significant of athena's shrines, relatively little is known about it. Erechtheion's wiki: the erechtheion or erechtheum (/ r k i m, r k i m/ ancient greek: , modern greek: ) is an ancient greek temple on the north side of the acropolis of athens in greece which was dedicated to both athena and poseidon. The erechtheion is the youngest temple on the acropolis at athens it contains the porch of the caryatids, one of the most famous remains from classical times. Erechtheion: the caryatids of the erechtheum - see 2,277 traveler reviews, 1,136 candid photos, and great deals for athens, greece, at tripadvisor.
English: since 1977, cement casts of the caryatids (columns in the shape of women) took the place of the 420 ca bc original statues by alcamenes on the porch of the erechtheion (athens, greece), in order to protect them from air pollution and corrosion. The best-known and most-copied examples are those of the six figures of the caryatid porch of the erechtheion on the acropolis at athens one of those original six figures, removed by lord elgin in the early 19th century, is now in the british museum in london. P08013jpg [10/32] keywords: acropolis, erechtheion caption: the south porch or caryatid porch of the erechtheion caryatids (or karyatids) are female figures used as architectural supports in place of columns -- a feature associated with ionic architecture. The erechtheion caryatid and ionic column from the erechtheion temple of athena nike on the athenian acropolis nike adjusting her sandal, temple of athena nike, acropolis, athens grave stele of hegeso late classical capitoline venus (copy of the aphrodite of knidos. The erechtheion or erechtheum is an ancient greek temple on the north side of the acropolis of athens in greece which was dedicated to both athena and poseid. Eternal cities: photographs of athens and rome (february 9 to april 17, 1988) the j paul getty museum (malibu), february 9 to april 17, 1988.
Caryatid porch of the erechtheion on the acropolis at athens find this pin and more on places i want to visit by audpea porch of the caryatids -- athens, greece acropolis -- athens, greece love this place even with hoards of tourists you can feel the sacredness. Caryatids of erechtheion a caryatid is a name given to a column which is in the form of a standing female figure the most famous caryatid is part of the erechtheion on the acropolis of athens the erechtheion is a marble temple building in the ionic order and was considered the most sacred part. Pentelic marble caryatid from the erechtheion this is one of six female figures that supported the architrave in the south porch of the erechtheion. Erechtheion definition, a temple at athens on the acropolis, begun c420 bc, having two ionic porches and a porch of caryatids: regarded as one of the finest examples of classical architecture see more.
Although the parthenon was the most impressive monument of the acropolis, it was more showpiece than working sanctuary that role fell to the erechtheion named. The erechtheion is an ionic masterpiece that was built 421-406 bc and it's the most famous temple - the famous tribune of the caryatids it's a polychrome portico with 6 columns (originally) with female figures, all the figures are copies, 5 of the originals are in the acropolis museum and the.
Caryatid from the erechtheion on the acropolis, athens, greece greek artwork, marble, ca420 bc. 0 collections where you can find the erechtheion caryatid colonnade at the british museum, london by scan the world. The erechtheion (or erechtheum) the real stars of the erechtheion are without doubt the caryatids of the south porch the erechtheion, named after the demi-god erechtheus, the mythical athenian king. Caryatid statues, restored, are stars at athens museum by liz alderman july 7 while the caryatids' restoration is not part of a specific campaign to get the marbles back the erechtheion was converted into a harem.