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Κα^ρύαι [υ^], ῶν, αἱ, Caryae, a place in Laconia with a famous temple of Artemis, Th.5.55, etc.:—hence Κα^ρυ^ᾶτις , ιδος, , μέλισσα (prob. priestess of Artemis) St.Byz.; as Subst. esp.
1. Artemis, Paus.3.10.7.
2. dance in honour of Artemis, Poll.4.104; cf. “καρυατίζω2.
II. Κα^ρυ^άτι^δες , ων, αἱ, priestesses of Artemis at Caryae, Pratin.Lyr.4.
2. Archit., female figures used as bearing-shafts, Lync. ap. Ath.6.241e, Vitr.1.1.5.
3. a kind of ear-rings, Poll.5.97.
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    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3.10.7
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.55
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