The word atlantes is to men as what word is to
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Pillars carved to resemble men - e.g.,
Atlas holding something up - are called atlantes, a word that is the plural of the name
Atlas. Pillars carved to resemble women are
called caryatides. The word derives from the
Greek karuatis, priestess of Caryae in
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