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1) Carya'tes or Caryat'ids. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Figures of women in Greek costume, used in architecture to support entablatures. Ca ryae, in Arca dia, sided with the Persians in the battle of Thermop ylae; in consequence...

2) atlantes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(atlanītez) (KEY) [Latin plural of Atlas], sculptured male figures serving as supports of entablatures, in place of a column or pier. The earliest (c.480-460 B.C.)...

3) Palenque. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...noted for its hieroglyphic tablets, is one of the best-preserved Mayan temples. Entablatures sloping inward and roofs slanting back to give a mansard effect show...

4) column. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman, and Renaissance architecture the various column types, taken together with the entablatures that they support, form the classical orders of architecture. The...

5) Spanish colonial art and architecture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ultrabaroque because of its strong light-and-shade patterns, richly carved columns and entablatures, and violent alternations of curves and angles. In the late 1960s...

6) I. The First Bunker Hill Monument Oration by Daniel Webster. America: II. (1818-1865). Vol. IX. Bryan, William Jennings, ed. 1906. The World's Famous Orations
...history charges itself with making known to all future times. We know that no inscription on entablatures less broad than the earth itself can carry information of...

7) Roman art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...70 years; it was largely influenced by stage design and employed painted columns, arches, entablatures, and pediments to frame landscapes and figure compositions,...

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