meaning of Atlantes

Atlantes meaning in General Dictionary

Figures or half numbers of males utilized as articles to guide an entablature called also telamones See Caryatides

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  • numbers or half figures of males, used as articles to assistance an entablature; -- labeled as additionally telamones. See Caryatides.

Sentence Examples with the word Atlantes

In the colossal temple of Zeus the huge Atlantes (figures of Atlas), 25 ft.

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