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  • Posted by : Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy

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  • Date posted : Jan 01, 1970


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Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker discuss a caryatid from the south porch and an ionic column from the north porch of the Erechtheion on the Acropolis in Athens. marble. Mnesicles may have been the architect. Both pieces are marble and date to 421-407 BCE. They are part of the collection of the British Museum, London.

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