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The upper arms of the Caryatids, all of which have been destroyed, were extended downwards while their left hands held a fold of their clothing. The unknown artist who created the six columns, must have been a student of Phidias. There is some debate as to whether he created all six of them but at the very least he created the original upon which the other were based.















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