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Caryatid mirrors of ancient Greece

Lenore O. Keene Congdon

Caryatid mirrors of ancient Greece

technical, stylistic and historical considerationsof an archaic and early classical bronze series.

by Lenore O. Keene Congdon

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Published by Verlag Philipp von Zabern in Mainz am Rhein .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL16438090M
ISBN 103805302452

A caryatid (_el. Καρυάτις, "plural:" Καρυάτιδες) 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 Karyae", an ancient town of had a famous temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis in her aspect of Artemis. Acropolis Athens Greek Caryatid Column Sculpture Statue Item No. Reproduced after an ancient original from the Acropolis in Athens ca. B.C. A caryatid is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural element such as a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on its head.

The Parthenon is regarded as an enduring symbol of Ancient Greece, Athenian democracy and western civilization, and one of the world's greatest cultural 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 Poseidon. Congdon, Lenore O. Keene. Caryatid Mirrors of Ancient Greece: Technical, Stylistic and Historical Considerations of an Archaic and Early Classical Bronze Series. Mainz am Rhein: P. von Zabern, p. , No. 33, pl.

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Caryatid Mirrors of Ancient Greece: Technical, Stylistic and Historical Format: Hardcover. A caryatid (/ ˌ k ær i ˈ æ t ɪ d / KARR-ee-AT-id; Ancient Greek: Καρυάτις, pl. Καρυάτιδες) 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 had a temple dedicated to the goddess. Caryatid mirrors of ancient Greece: technical, stylistic and historical considerations of an archaic and early classical bronze series.

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Caryatid, in classical architecture, draped female figure used instead of a column as a support. In marble architecture they first appeared in pairs in three small buildings (treasuries) at Delphi (– bc), and their origin can be traced back to mirror handles of nude figures carved from ivory.

Buy online, view images and see past prices for Lenore O Keene Congdon CARYATID MIRRORS OF ANCIENT GREECE Greek Archaeology & Sculpture Artifacts Photographic Plates Figures Map. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. CARYATID MIRRORS OF ANCIENT GREECE.

TECHNI- CAL, STYLISTIC AND HISTORICAL CONSIDERATIONS OF AN ARCHAIC AND EARLY CLASSICAL BRONZE SERIES, by Lenore O. Keene Congdon. xiv +photographs in 97 pls., figs. 29, tables 5, map 1. Philipp von Zabern, Mainz DM Congdon's book, announced several years ago as forth. I argue that mirrors were complex objects that were essential for the construction of feminine identity in ancient Greece.

Short bibliography and/or website on lecture topic: Lenore O.K. Congdon, Caryatid Mirrors of Ancient Greece: Technical, Stylistic and Historical Considerations of an Archaic and Early Classical Bronze Series (Philipp von.

Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, about –, who travelled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including left a description of Greece in ten books, which is like a topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the Peloponnese, and central Greece, filled out with.

Cambridge Core - Classical Art and Architecture - Body, Dress, and Identity in Ancient Greece - by Mireille M. Lee. In the ancient town of Karyes, Laconia, in the Peloponnese, was the sanctuary of Artemis Caryatis, (Artemis of the walnut tree).

The young girls, the maidens of Karyes, the Karyatides, watched over and cared for the sanctuary, each year, on the celebration of Artemis, the young girls visited the sanctuary, carrying upon their heads, heavy amounts of fruit and walnuts as offerings, and this is.

Caryatid Mirrors of Ancient Greece: Technical, Stylistic and Historical Considerations of an Archaic and Early Classical Bronze Series. 91, fig. 94, Mainz: Verlag. These graceful female figures replace columns—how did human form and architecture relate in ancient Greece.

Caryatid (South Porch) and Ionic Column (North Porch), Erechtheion on the Acropolis, Athens, marble, B.C.E., Classical Period (British Museum, London). Caryatid Mirrors of Ancient Greece: Technical, Stylistic and Historical Considerations of an Archaic and Early Classical Bronze Series.

83, pl. 77 a, b, Mainz:. After a painstaking restoration, five of the famed Caryatid statues of ancient Greece are star attractions at the Acropolis Museum in Athens. Mirrors and the Direction of Time. Frank Arntzenius - - Philosophy of Science 64 (4) Caryatid Mirrors Leonore O.

Keene Congdon: Caryatid Mirrors of Ancient Greece: Technical, Stylistic and Historical Considerations of an Archaic and Early Classical Bronze Series. CARYATID MIRRORS LEONORE 0. KEENE CONGDON: Caryatid Mirrors of Ancient Greece: Technical, Stylistic and Historical Considerations of an Archaic and Early Classical Bronze Series.

xiv+; 97 plates. Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, DM. The Greeks used three kinds of metal mirrors: hand-mirrors (the earliest and most. A caryatid mirror. This bronze mirror illustrates a type of object produced in abundance in Greece in the sixth century and first half of the fifth century BCE.

The vogue for mirrors on pedestals was subsequently gradually replaced by mirror boxes. Caryatid definition is - a draped female figure supporting an entablature. Recent Examples on the Web This living room, with its heavy red curtains and giant caryatids framing the chimney, was one of several that was ultimately scrapped.

— Jason Farago, New York Times, "Beyond Architecture, a Builder of Lusty Fantasies," 6 Feb. The caryatid, which first came about in ancient Greece, is. Download this stock image: Greek ancient statue of the Caryatids from the Erechtheion building at the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.

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