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The so called ‘Townley Caryatid’, now in the British Museum, a Pentelic marble caryatid: a woman dressed to take part in religious rites. In a style adapted from Athenian work of the 5th century BCE. One of a group of five surviving caryatids found at the site, arranged to form a colonnade in a Sanctuary, most probably of Demeter (also Isis has been suggested, cf. Cook 2011, nr. 264: ‘A Statue of Isis, six feet six inches high; upon the head is the calyx of the Lotus, the symbol of this…

Pentelic marble caryatid: a woman dressed to take part in religious rites. In a style adapted from Athenian work of the century BCE. One of a group of five surviving caryatids found at the site,.

Pompeii-Forum Baths-Tepidarium-warm room-Terracotta Telamons

Pompeii-Forum Baths-Tepidarium-warm room-Terracotta Telamons

Two table supports, 1st century BC - 1st century AD. Pompeii, House of Gaius Corenlius Rufus, marble, 39 3/8 in. Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici de Napoli e Pompei, Ufficio Scavi, Pompei. Photo: Luciano Pedicini

House of Cornelius Rufus - On the far side of the impluvium, are a pair of marble table supports carved in the form of back-to-back standing griffins. These are now on display in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples.

Statue of a woman, second half of 4th century B.C.  Greek  Marble  H. 68 1/8 in. (173.02 cm)  Gift of Mrs. Frederick F. Thompson, 1903 (03.12.17)

This Ancient Greek sculpture depicts the clothing a women would wear including a chiton and a himation.

Interior view of the entrance to the men's apodyterium (changing room) at the Stabian baths in Pompeii.

Interior view of the entrance to the men's apodyterium (changing room) at the Stabian baths in Pompeii.

Pisa - province of Pisa, Tuscany region, Italy

The Leaning Tower in Pisa Italy Jean-Pierre Lescourret Photography on Corbis Images

Apodyterium Of The Men's Baths, Herculaneum

Apodyterium Of The Men's Baths, Herculaneum (image)

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