Sentence Examples with the word Caryatides

In 18th-century architecture half-figures of men with strong muscular development were used to support balconies (see Caryatides and Telamones).

A third example of Roman architecture - the remains of a white marble portico supposed to have formed the entrance to the hippodrome - is known by the Judaeo-Spanish designation of Las Incantadas, from the eight Caryatides in the upper part of the structure.