Aug 232009

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Compared to the charming ladies from yesterday, who seemed to be very much at ease with bearing their load, these guys are doing some heavy lifting. Look at how their abdominal muscles are showing. I hope they won’t be left with back problems. Again, according to wikipedia, “The later male counterpart of the caryatid is referred to as a telamon (plural telamones) or atlas (plural atlantes) – the name refers to the legend of Atlas, who bore the sphere of the heavens on his shoulders.” The balcony belongs to a house on Smârdan Street.

  One Response to “Atlantes”

  1. that's quite a detailed window…
    love the shot!

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