Greek marble, showing three female heads, mounted on a stone stand.
Price: € 2.500,--
Size; 7 x 6 cm
Period: Greek Hellenistic Period, circa. 1st Century B. C.
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A caryatid is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head.
The Greek term karyatides literally means "maidens of Karyai", an ancient town of Peloponnese.