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Atlante/Caryatid
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View of one of the columns in the courtyard of the Red Basilica. This is very unusual for it has two different images — one on the left and one on the right. One is a "Caryatid" (a female figure on a column) and the other is evidently an "Atlante" (a male figure on a column).

For a brief description of the Red Basilica Click Here.


For a view of the more famous caryatids from the Erechtheion on the acropolis in AthensClick Here or BETTER, enter "caryatid" in the "Search Window" (upper right) and click for results of search.