Sometimes these images were placed on the walls and used as caryatides.
First examine the caryatides who support the central structure.
Herodotus does not tell us what form the caryatides took in this instance.
Then in the angles are eight caryatides of massive silver, representing his virtues.
The porch was supported by caryatides of oak, crowned with scroll-capitals.
Soon she had made friends with the heroes and heroines that are the caryatides of the book-shelves.
The height of the statue of Athena was equal to five Caryatides one above the other.
But the upper story of the Pavilion, with the Caryatides, is an age later.
One of the most beautiful features of the building is the Porch of the Caryatides in the southwestern corner (F).
The handles upon these either represented figures like caryatides, or, more commonly, ended in a deers head.